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ERIC Number: EJ434805
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0360-1315
Using Software Tools to Automate the Assessment of Student Programs.
Jackson, David
Computers and Education, v17 n2 p133-43 1991
Argues that advent of computer-aided instruction (CAI) systems for teaching introductory computer programing makes it imperative that software be developed to automate assessment and grading of student programs. Examples of typical student programing problems are given, and application of the Unix tools Lex and Yacc to the automatic assessment of these programs is described. (13 references) (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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