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What model(s) for program understanding?

Françoise Détienne 1
1 EIFFEL2 - Cognition and Cooperation in Design
Inria Paris-Rocquencourt, CNAM - Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers [CNAM]
Abstract : The first objective of this paper is to present and discuss various types of models of program understanding. They are discussed in relation to models of text understanding. The second objective of this paper is to assess the effect of purpose for reading, or more specifically programming task, on the cognitive processes involved and representations constructed in program understanding. This is done in the theoretical framework of van Dijk and Kintsch's model of text understanding (1983).
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Françoise Détienne. What model(s) for program understanding?. Conference on Using Complex Information Systems - UCIS'96, Sep 1996, Poitiers, France. ⟨inria-00128353⟩



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