Biblioteca Digital do Instituto Politécnico de Bragança   Instituto Politécnico de Bragança

Biblioteca Digital do IPB >
Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão >
Informática e Comunicações >
IC - Artigos em Proceedings Não Indexados ao ISI/Scopus >

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:

Título: Influence of domain-specific notation to program understanding
Autor: Kosar, Tomaz
Mernik, Marjan
Crepinsek, Matej
Henriques, Pedro
Cruz, Daniela
Pereira, Maria João
Oliveira, Nuno
Palavras-chave: Domain specific languages
General purpose languages
Language usability
Issue Date: 2009
Editora: IMCST
Citação: Kosar, Tomaz; Mernik, Marjan; Crepinsek, Matej; Henriques, Pedro; Cruz, Daniela; Pereira, Maria João; Oliveira, Nuno (2009) - Influence of domain-specific notation to program understanding. In II Workshop on Advances in Programming Languages. Mrągowo, Poland.
Resumo: Application libraries are the most commonly used implementation approach to solve problems in general-purpose languages. Their competitors are domain-specific languages, which can provide notation close to the problem domain. We carried out an empirical study on comparing domain-specific languages and application libraries regarding program understanding. In this paper, one case study is presented. Over 3000 lines of code were studied and more than 86 pages long questionnaires were answered by end-users, answering questions on learning, perceiving and evolving programs written in domain specific language as well as general-purpose language using application library. In this paper, we present comparison results on end-users’ correctness and consumed time. For domain specific language and application library same problem domain has been used – a well-known open source graph description language, DOT.
Appears in Collections:IC - Artigos em Proceedings Não Indexados ao ISI/Scopus

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
WAPL09_Kosar2.pdf428,25 kBAdobe PDFView/Open

Please give feedback about this item
FacebookTwitterDeliciousLinkedInDiggGoogle BookmarksMySpace
Formato BibTex MendeleyEndnote Logotipo do DeGóis 

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.


© Instituto Politécnico de Bragança - Biblioteca Digital - Feedback - Statistics
Promotores do RCAAP   Financiadores do RCAAP

Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia Universidade do Minho   Governo Português Ministério da Educação e Ciência PO Sociedade do Conhecimento (POSC) Portal oficial da União Europeia