The psychology of programming for non-programmers

2017-10-10T08:30:53Z (GMT) by Nicholas P. Rousseau
Intermittent computer users, generally unable to program, often need more flexibility than current applications can offer them. A first step to providing such flexibility is to consider the psychological issues underlying the users' needs and the communication of these needs. This thesis does this by exploring the possibility of "Automatic Programming" where users communicate their requirements and the computer generates programs to meet them. [Continues.]