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Debugging Framework Applications: Benefits and Challenges [article]

Zack Coker, David Gray Widder, Claire Le Goues, Christopher Bogart, Joshua Sunshine
2018 arXiv   pre-print
These studies focused on the Android Fragment class and the ROS framework.  ...  We analyzed the results of the studies using a mixed-methods approach, consisting of techniques from grounded theory, qualitative content analysis, and case studies.  ...  Since this study was exploratory and qualitative, the focus was not on internal validity.  ... 
arXiv:1801.05366v1 fatcat:sj5sscin65a5tba6zweppqu5oi

Page 313 of Behavior Research Methods Vol. 39, Issue 2 [page]

2007 Behavior Research Methods  
The framework we employ al¬ lows us to analyze these data both quantitatively and with a methodology that combines quantitative and qualitative approaches.  ...  data is a technical achievement, but this effort can only pay off if there is a sensible framework for the analysis of such data.  ... 

Physically informed assertions for cyber physical systems development and debugging

Xi Zheng
2014 2014 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communication Workshops (PERCOM WORKSHOPS)  
Based on this, I will design middleware that combines models of the physical world with programming-language based assertions to help developers to design, develop, and debug robust CPS applications with  ...  Traditional debugging techniques can detect bugs in the cyber world, but bugs introduced from physical components and induced by limitations in the software interface to physical hardware are still difficult  ...  language that allows developers to capture both cyber and physical correctness; and (vi) builds a debugging framework that checks CPS assertions at run time.  ... 
doi:10.1109/percomw.2014.6815195 dblp:conf/percom/Zheng14 fatcat:xi4oazfxorewlffiwvnysaa5ya

Early childhood preservice teachers' debugging block-based programs: An eye tracking study

Lucas Vasconcelos, Ismahan Arslan-Ari, Fatih Ari
2020 Journal of Childhood, Education & Society  
Several eye-tracking studies have investigated learners' debugging strategies though the literature lacks studies (a) conducted with early childhood preservice teachers and (b) that focus on block-based  ...  But most often, debugging was not informed by a hypothesis, which led to trial and error. Study limitations and directions for future research are discussed.  ...  Fourth, study participants worked on debugging activities individually.  ... 
doi:10.37291/2717638x.20201132 fatcat:biz34gv4jng3vnjsb6b2l44dz4

How Qualitative Studies Can Improve the Quality of Clinical Studies

Chris Feudtner
2013 Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - JPGN  
Role of the Sponsor: The funding organization had no role in the design of the study beyond the critique offered by the peer-review process; and had no role in the conduct of the study, including the collection  ...  Debugging Qualitative studies can be done in series or in parallel with quantitative studies.  ...  Indeed, qualitative studies may be judged in part on whether they spark new ideas: if at the end of a qualitative study, one is still thinking precisely the same thoughts that one had when starting, then  ... 
doi:10.1097/mpg.0b013e3182a025d8 pmid:23783009 pmcid:PMC3767397 fatcat:iqedfkglkrfktiuiamneg74jqi

Swarm Debugging: the Collective Intelligence on Interactive Debugging [article]

Fabio Petrillo, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, Marcelo Pimenta, Carla Dal Sasso Freitas, Foutse Khomh
2019 arXiv   pre-print
One of the most important tasks in software maintenance is debugging.  ...  Using the SDI, we conducted a large study with professional developers to understand how developers set breakpoints.  ...  Study design The study consisted of two parts: (1) a qualitative evaluation using GV in a browser and (2) a controlled experiment on fault location tasks in a Tetris program, using GV integrated into Eclipse  ... 
arXiv:1902.03520v1 fatcat:w2elasywurfgjntqxvfnwgizv4

Components and Methods of Evaluating Computational Thinking for Fostering Creative Problem-Solvers in Senior Primary School Education [chapter]

Siu-Cheung Kong
2019 Computational Thinking Education  
To facilitate the design of a comprehensive evaluation approach, the CT framework of concepts, practices and perspectives developed by Brennan and Resnick (2012) was adopted in this study.  ...  A review of literature from 2010 onwards aimed to identify all studies related to CT evaluation to contribute to the development of appropriate evaluation components and methods for senior primary school  ...  The Adopted Framework for Computational Thinking Evaluation This study adopted a CT framework in the context of programming proposed by Brennan and Resnick (2012) as the evaluation framework.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-13-6528-7_8 fatcat:mnea5i4w2bdzvgmsbzoqkz5juy

3DUI-EF: Towards a Framework for Easy Empirical Evaluation of 3D User Interfaces and Interaction Techniques

Christophe Domingues, Samir Otmane, Malik Mallem
2010 International Journal of Virtual Reality  
The first one enables to create an evaluation protocol based on a knowledge database using two data mining algorithms, the "C4.5" to avoid from impossible combinations between devices and indicators and  ...  The aim of this work is to provide a framework allowing developers and experimenters to quickly evaluate 3DUIs and 3DITs during the design and the development lifecycle.  ...  Section 4 will present a case study applying the proposed Framework to evaluate an interaction technique. Conclusion and future work are given in section 5. II.  ... 
doi:10.20870/ijvr.2010.9.1.2764 fatcat:lvje7hdffrbfpbhxyuo5z4ysnm

DEBUG: A Dense Bottom-Up Grounding Approach for Natural Language Video Localization

Chujie Lu, Long Chen, Chilie Tan, Xiaolin Li, Jun Xiao
2019 Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and the 9th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-IJCNLP)  
To this end, we propose a novel dense bottom-up framework: DEnse Bottom-Up Grounding (DEBUG).  ...  In this paper, we focus on natural language video localization: localizing (i.e., grounding) a natural language description in a long and untrimmed video sequence.  ...  But the bottleneck of DEBUG is the accuracy of boundary point in long video dataset. Qualitative Results. The qualitative results of DEBUG on ActivityNet Captions is illustrated in Figure 7 .  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/d19-1518 dblp:conf/emnlp/LuCTLX19 fatcat:s7n33mgy25c4rituwsuhvvycgq

Verification and Validation in Cyber Physical Systems: Research Challenges and a Way Forward

Xi Zheng, Christine Julien
2015 2015 IEEE/ACM 1st International Workshop on Software Engineering for Smart Cyber-Physical Systems  
It is widely held that debugging cyber-physical systems (CPS) is challenging; to date, empirical studies investigating research challenges in CPS verification and validation have not been done.  ...  This position paper then uses the findings from this study to highlight the discovered key challenges and to present a research trajectory to address these challenges.  ...  literature review, a quantitative on-line survey, and qualitative interviews.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sescps.2015.11 dblp:conf/icse/ZhengJ15 fatcat:67yz2glwnzfqhprnbq55wsydke

Page 3783 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 80, Issue 8 [page]

1993 Psychological Abstracts  
Since scales limit attribute values in the objects, a qualitative form of constraint propagation on key attributes is achieved. Artificial Intelligence & Expert Systems Books 31723.  ...  A range of languages is studied: Pascal, SOLO, Lisp, Prolog and “Knowledge En- gineering Programming.”  ... 

Skill Development and Knowledge Acquisition Cultivated by Maker Education: Evidence from Arduino-based Educational Robotics

Pao-Nan Chou
2018 Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education  
In addition, a qualitative approach with an emphasis on filed observation was adopted to evaluate the instructional implementation of the maker education program.  ...  This study investigated elementary school students' learning performances and behaviors in a maker education program.  ...  Instructional Frameworks of Maker Education Previous studies have frequently proposed principles for instructional maker education environments rather than specific instructional frameworks.  ... 
doi:10.29333/ejmste/93483 fatcat:rqaazu5qvfgc3g62loliecxzhi

Visualization of work of a distributed application based on the mqcloud library
Визуализация работы распределенного приложения на базе библиотеки mqcloud

O. O. Iakushkin, V. M. Grishkin
2015 Компьютерные исследования и моделирование  
This paper is focused on the developed solution enabling visualization of the work of such a dynamical system. Визуализация работы распределенного приложения на базе библиотеки mqcloud О. О.  ...  Independent components communicating with each other due to complex control make the work of complex distributed computer systems poorly scalable within the framework of the existing communication middleware  ...  This work has been focused on the creation of such a means and on the study of methods and practices aimed at solving such tasks.  ... 
doi:10.20537/2076-7633-2015-7-3-529-532 fatcat:a3uqb3jvpff7lhawmzqivfclfy

Systematic Debugging Methods for Large-Scale HPC Computational Frameworks

Alan Humphrey, Qingyu Meng, Martin Berzins, Diego Caminha B. de Oliveira, Zvonimir Rakamaric, Ganesh Gopalakrishnan
2014 Computing in science & engineering (Print)  
This paper presents our systematic study of the Uintah Computational Framework, and our approaches to debug it more incisively.  ...  We illustrate several scenarios how CSTGs could help efficiently localize bugs, and present a case study of how we found and fixed a real Uintah bug using CSTGs.  ...  Second, the styles of concurrency present in HPC qualitatively differ from well-studied situations in rigorous software engineering.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcse.2014.11 fatcat:trlqyd4q5jdknbpp6dhj5ay5gy

Mental models and parallel program maintenance

Caitlin Sadowski
2011 Proceeding of the 33rd international conference on Software engineering - ICSE '11  
Parallel programs are difficult to write, test, and debug.  ...  This thesis explores how programmers build mental models about parallel programs, and demonstrates, through user evaluations, that maintenance activities can be improved by incorporating theories based on  ...  However, debugging can be challenging if tests are run in a framework which enforces determinism but the scheduling is not transparent.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1985793.1986006 dblp:conf/icse/Sadowski11 fatcat:hnsryjrp45cevf327ydy6cw3om
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