ERIC Number: EJ279771
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Human Memory Organization for Computer Programs.
Norcio, A. F.; Kerst, Stephen M.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v34 n2 p109-14 Mar 1983
Results of study investigating human memory organization in processing of computer programming languages indicate that algorithmic logic segments form a cognitive organizational structure in memory for programs. Statement indentation and internal program documentation did not enhance organizational process of recall of statements in five Fortran programs. Thirty references are included. (EJS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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