Individual Differences in Program Comprehension Strategies in Unfamiliar Programming Systems

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This study examines the effect of individual differences on the program comprehension strategies of users working with an unfamiliar programming system. Participants of varying programming expertise were given a battery of psychological tests, a brief introduction to a statistical programming environment, and a 20-minute debugging task. Our data show three… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/WPC.2003.1199201
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@inproceedings{Ko2003IndividualDI, title={Individual Differences in Program Comprehension Strategies in Unfamiliar Programming Systems}, author={Andrew Jensen Ko and Bob Uttl}, booktitle={IWPC}, year={2003} }