ERIC Number: EJ300036
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Psychological Perspectives for Software Science.
Curtis, B.; And Others
Information Processing and Management, v20 n1-2 p81-96 1984
Discusses current use of psychological theory in software science and reviews recent developments in cognitive psychology relevant to programing (human information processing, expert-novice differences). Critique of Maurice Halstead's model of cognitive aspects of programing and a structured data flow perspective (control flow and data flow decomposition) are highlighted. (Forty-two references) (EJS)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Symposium on Empirical Foundations of Information and Software Science (Atlanta, GA, November 3-5, 1982).