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The psychology of programming for non-programmers

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posted on 10.10.2017 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.]

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ITT (Europe). Alcatel N.V.

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  • Social Sciences

Department

  • Communication, Media, Social and Policy Studies

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© Nick P. Rousseau

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 2.5 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.5) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/

Publication date

1990

Notes

A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.

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en

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