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An empirical study on program comprehension with reactive programming

Guido Salvaneschi, Sven Amann, Sebastian Proksch, Mira Mezini
2014 Proceedings of the 22nd ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on Foundations of Software Engineering - FSE 2014  
In this paper, we present the design and the results of the first empirical study that evaluates the effect of reactive programming on comprehensibility compared to the traditional object-oriented style  ...  The advantages of designs based on this style over designs based on the Observer design pattern have been studied for a long time.  ...  Ramalingam and Wiedenbeck [37] organize an empirical study on program comprehension in the OO and in the imperative style.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2635868.2635895 dblp:conf/sigsoft/SalvaneschiAPM14 fatcat:kou5qwvrkzcjbdoo4ebcr4bxme

An empirical study of cognitive agent programs

M. Birna van Riemsdijk, Koen V. Hindriks, Catholijn M. Jonker, Michael Winikoff, Nirmit Desai, Alan Liu
2012 Multiagent and Grid Systems  
In this paper we propose an approach for empirically studying how programmers use a programming language, in which we identify several analysis dimensions.  ...  Performing a study of these aspects contributes to the design of instruments for facilitating development of high-quality agent programs, namely programming language, programming guidelines & teaching  ...  We hope that the instruments for programming Goal agents that we are continuously improving (also taking into account the results of this study), will have a positive effect on the number of agent programming  ... 
doi:10.3233/mgs-2012-0192 fatcat:rg3wwoetevf6ha6ia2yp7zw4wa

Non Verbal Communication in Software Engineering – An Empirical Study

Paolo Ciancarini, Mirko Farina, Sergey Masyagin, Giancarlo Succi, Sofiia Yermolaieva, Nadezhda Zagvozkina
2021 IEEE Access  
of software programs.  ...  Given the preliminary nature of this empirical investigation, which focusses on non-verbal communication during the current Covid-19 pandemic, the analysis is carried out as an observational study.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3075983 fatcat:itij66mu4jhinoqlpcu5iuvowy

Understanding transactional analysis of managers: an empirical study in India

Habeeb Ur Rahiman, Rashmi Kodikal
2020 Problems and Perspectives in Management  
To accomplish the objectives of the study, Transactional Style Inventory-Manager (TSI-M) is administered to the respondents, and scoring is done considering the Operating Effectiveness Quotient (OEQ).  ...  Management is the process of accomplishing the activities efficiently and effectively with the help of human capital.  ...  An empirical inquiry was conducted with the multi-stage sampling technique.  ... 
doi:10.21511/ppm.18(1).2020.13 fatcat:gtbr26min5h5tfqqgrmcfzgauu

Design of Transformation Initiatives Implementing Organisational Agility – An Empirical Study [article]

Ivan Kovynyov and Axel Buerck and Ralf Mikut
2020 arXiv   pre-print
While the positive effect from a more holistic approach is confirmed, leaders tend to focus more on processes and products rather than project work.  ...  This study uses 125 responses from companies of all sizes headquartered in Germany, Switzerland, France and UK to reveal perceptions of the drivers of organisational agility.  ...  While the positive effect from a more holistic approach is confirmed, leaders tend to focus more on processes and products rather then project work.  ... 
arXiv:2006.00048v1 fatcat:ewtm3gi6ivfpbfbiyw2h4hlb2q

Supply Chain Practitioners' Perception on Sustainability: An Empirical Study

Shaheera Haroon, Muhammad Wasif, Rameez Khalid, Sana Khalidi
2021 Sustainability  
The sustainability of supply chains is now one of the major global issues due to the vision of the United Nations (UN).  ...  Hence, the primary goal of this study is to examine how practitioners think about sustainable supply chains. Five hypotheses are established to assess the perceptions of supply chain professionals.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: There is no conflict of interest related to this article and the authors.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13179872 fatcat:miv2gncjlbfmzignulse3szq6y

Obstacles of TQM Implementation in Saudi Universities: An Empirical Study

Reema Mahmoud Abod AlOqlah
2021 Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies  
To achieve the study objectives, the researcher used the descriptive design and quantitative approach, depending on the questionnaire as the main instrument for collecting study data.  ...  This study aims to identify the obstacles to the application of total quality management at the Saudi University from the faculty members' point of view and to identify the significance of statistical  ...  Data Analysis In order to answer the questions of the study, the researcher used means, independent sample't' test and One Way ANOVA by SPSS software.  ... 
doi:10.36941/ajis-2021-0109 fatcat:67hqzmv5tngtjbzwxexrht54ti

The Links between Proactive Environmental Strategy, Competitive Advantages and Firm Performance: An Empirical Study in Vietnam

Binh Do, Ninh Nguyen
2020 Sustainability  
It also explores the control effects of firm size and industry type on the adoption of such a strategy.  ...  Data were obtained from 232 firms that participated in the program on benchmarking and announcing sustainable companies in Vietnam.  ...  Several empirical studies have proved the positive links between competitive advantages and firm performance.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12124962 fatcat:7w7wsajennbh5m7jvybgde6ygq

An Empirical Investigation of the Relationship between Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE) and Manufacturing Sustainability in Industry 4.0 with Time Study Approach

Poorya Ghafoorpoor Yazdi, Aydin Azizi, Majid Hashemipour
2018 Sustainability  
In addition, the study aims to recognize and analyze effective factors on the sustainability of improved processes, using a simple model.  ...  An exhaustive analytical trend applied to the generated time study data.  ...  We thank our colleagues from GUtech who provided insight and expertise that greatly assisted the research. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10093031 fatcat:k3vvjv35ofdb7ea25btecoir7i

An Empirical Study to Explore the Adoption of E-Learning Social Media Platform in Taiwan: An Integrated Conceptual Adoption Framework Based on Technology Acceptance Model and Technology Threat Avoidance Theory

Mei-Hui Peng, Hsin-Ginn Hwang
2021 Sustainability  
Thus, the purpose of this study was to present a research framework to examine students' motivation to adopt an e-learning system with social medial platforms.  ...  A framework has examined students' motivation to adopt an e-learning system with social medial platforms based on the modified technology acceptance model (TAM) and technology threat avoidance theory (  ...  A large part of these cost reductions is due to changing the mass media model from the reactive approach of the past to an active one.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13179946 fatcat:goz5u3yjvzhffdjg4hmijbiogi

An empirical study of computational optimisation techniques for microstrip antennas

Robert Woodhouse, Stuart Porter, Julian Miller
2008 2008 Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference  
Program bloat is usually due to trees containing large sections of code that have very little effect on the overall program.  ...  Evolved Antennas from the Empirical Study The main purpose of the empirical study is to compare the efficiencies of various different computational techniques when optimising MSAs.  ...  many other types of antenna, is a viable and practical tool that can be used in conjunction with, and in parallel with, the conventional design of antennas.  ... 
doi:10.1109/lapc.2008.4516916 fatcat:iphcwkdieffjnc46anu2lvmowu

Decoding a Complex Visualization in a Science Museum - An Empirical Study

Joyce Ma, Kwan-Liu Ma, Jennifer Frazier
2019 IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics  
Quantitative and qualitative analyses revealed that it took, on average, 43 seconds for visitors to decode enough of the visualization to see patterns and relationships in the underlying data represented  ...  The paper also describes how multiple visual encodings both helped and hindered decoding and concludes with implications on the design and adaptation of visualizations for informal science learning venues  ...  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tvcg.2019.2934401 pmid:31425113 fatcat:lsnkg3qharepxfws6hjzjdapua

Menace of Frauds in the Indian Banking Industry: An Empirical Study

Madan Lal Bhasin
2015 Social Science Research Network  
This study reveals that "there are poor employment practices and lack of effective employee training; usually over-burdened staff, weak internal control systems, and low compliance levels on the part of  ...  Banks are the engines that drive the operations in the financial sector and growth of an economy.  ...  Instead of relying on reactive measures like whistleblowers, organizations can and should take a more hands-on approach to fraud detection (ACL).  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2676466 fatcat:r3qk3vbjlrbrvk5e2mdlgcpeie

A roadmap to adopting emerging technology in e-business: an empirical study

Hsin-Lu Chang
2009 Information Systems and E-Business Management  
Three−stage technology roadmap of emerging on−demand e−business is proposed.  ...  This study explores the firm's readiness for developing emerging technology in e−business.  ...  Results of the main effects of e-business readiness and environment readiness on e-business performance are shown in Table 2 , and the effects of technology level are shown in Table 3 .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10257-009-0111-y fatcat:trrrnaqpzfffzhonm43el2x7ke

Resilience-Enhancing Solution to Mitigate Risk for Sustainable Supply Chain–An Empirical Study of Elevator Manufacturing

Chih-Hung Hsu, Ru-Yue Yu, An-Yuan Chang, Wen-Hong Chung, Wan-Ling Liu
2021 Processes  
As the complexity of supply chains increases, the enhancement of resilience for mitigating sustainable disruption risks in supply chains is an important issue.  ...  This framework will provide an effective and pragmatic approach for constructing sustainable supply chain risk resilience in the elevator manufacturing industry.  ...  Empirical Study This study focuses on the elevator manufacturer industry in Taiwan, which will allow us to verify the proposed framework.  ... 
doi:10.3390/pr9040596 fatcat:yyvbgcwgd5dkxcgucw5wbbjlum
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