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Management Applications of System Theory

C. V. Negoita, Dan Ralescu
1980 IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics  
programming, quadratic programming, linear programming, dynamic programming, integer programming, stochastic programming, critical path methods or program evaluation and review techniques, and game theory  ...  Some of the other topics discussed in the book are queueing theory, sequencing, inventory management, program evaluation and review technique, critical path method, and information theory.  ...  programming, quadratic programming, linear programming, dynamic programming, integer programming, stochastic programming, critical path methods or program evaluation and review techniques, and game theory  ... 
doi:10.1109/tsmc.1980.4308491 fatcat:r24e6osue5gzrgclad5jjb7xfi

Can Practitioners Neglect Theory and Theoreticians Neglect Practice?

Manfred Broy
2011 Computer  
Acknowledgments I thank Benedikt Hauptmann and Holger Pfeifer for reading and commenting on drafts of this article.  ...  Techniques for describing the semantics of programming languages, program specification, and program verification are parts of a theory of programming in the small.  ...  Identifying the differences between craft, scientific theory, and engineering helps in understanding the role of theory in engineering: • Craft applies traditional techniques to produce goods and provide  ... 
doi:10.1109/mc.2011.305 fatcat:q5ssxn747nadnfqjosamnkdsty

An Essay Concerning Human Understanding of Genetic Programming [chapter]

Lee Spector
2003 Genetic Programming Theory and Practice  
It presents specific challenges for theory vis-à-vis recent technique enhancements, and briefly discusses possibilities for new forms of theory that will be relevant to the leading edge of genetic programming  ...  It suggests as a consequence that future-oriented genetic programming theory (mathematical theory, developed to help analyze, understand, and predict system behavior) should also borrow, increasingly,  ...  Bill Langdon, Una-May O'Reilly, and Anjun Zhou provided thoughtful reviews that raised more good questions and issues than I could address here.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-8983-3_2 fatcat:oljjswqv5bdejfwrb3dqwi75va

A Study on Variation Technique in Courses on Scientific Computing

Dara Maghdid
2015 Science Journal of Education  
The tool we use in teaching is a set of variation techniques.  ...  Earlier studies by others confirmed that variation theory offers a comprehensive set of variables characterizing teaching, well described and easy to follow and measure and which can result in improving  ...  Principles of Variation Technique Theory of Variation We have taken the critical aspects into consideration when we implemented different variation techniques.  ... 
doi:10.11648/j.sjedu.20150303.13 fatcat:ajgo3fratjakrmit47wmymxouu

Social Worked-Examples Technique to Enhance Student Engagement in Program Visualization

Al-Sakkaf Et al.
2019 Baghdad Science Journal  
This paper employed three theories—constructivism, social constructivism and cognitive load to propose a technique for enhancing student engagement with program visualisation.  ...  A part of that, program visualization (PV) is used as a tool to overcome the high failure and drop-out rates in an introductory programming course.  ...  The main goal of PV is to display the runtime behaviour and execution of the program in order to help the student understand how the program is executed in the background.  ... 
doi:10.21123/bsj.2019.16.2(si).0453 fatcat:sm2evoopszeirbvigwrdjb6hcm

Using the realist interview approach to maintain theoretical awareness in realist studies

Ferdinand C Mukumbang, Bruno Marchal, Sara Van Belle, Brian van Wyk
2019 Qualitative Research  
which programs are implemented, the generative mechanisms the programs trigger, and the outcomes of interest.  ...  Realist evaluation submits that theories and models of how, why, for whom and under what circumstances programs work could be formulated by conceptualizing the relational links between the context within  ...  He also works on social theory-building and the development of research and evaluation methodology for public health.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1468794119881985 fatcat:vebfyicgmngkndo35q27fyec2a

Page 39 of Journal of Systems Management Vol. 20, Issue 10 [page]

1969 Journal of Systems Management  
Table 1—Training Programs Summary Training Program for the Systems Analyst The systems analyst must have an understanding of the firm’s objectives and management’s problems.  ...  Vv Systems Theory Theory of information systems operation and design. Control theory. Integrated and total systems concepts. Planning and control through information feedback systems.  ... 

Theories, tools and research methods in program comprehension: past, present and future

Margaret-Anne Storey
2006 Software quality journal  
In this paper, I review some of the key cognitive theories of program comprehension that have emerged over the past thirty years.  ...  Program comprehension research can be characterized by both the theories that provide rich explanations about how programmers understand software, as well as the tools that are used to assist in comprehension  ...  Acknowledgements My thanks to Janice Singer, Hausi Muller, Robert Lintern, Adam Murray, and Jim Cordy for ideas, feedback and encouragement while writing this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11219-006-9216-4 fatcat:ch4w7fajyjdu5cb55sbhvekqoq

A Methodology for Developing Computational Implementations of Scientific Theories

Peter C. R. Lane, Fernand Gobet
2008 Tenth International Conference on Computer Modeling and Simulation (uksim 2008)  
However, as implementations of scientific theories, these computer programs will be subject to change and modification.  ...  As programs change, their behaviour will also change, and ensuring continuity in the scientific value of the program is difficult.  ...  understanding of the theory and the demands to construct new kinds of models.  ... 
doi:10.1109/uksim.2008.62 dblp:conf/uksim/LaneG08 fatcat:7ffygz7bxzgu7bqpzht7k6tsqa

Deepen the Teaching Reform of Operating System, Cultivate the Comprehensive Quality of Students

Jianjun Liu
2010 International Education Studies  
Operating system is the core course of the specialty of computer science and technology. To understand and master the operating system will directly affect students' further study on other courses.  ...  The course of operating system focuses more on theories. Its contents are more abstract and the knowledge system is more complicated.  ...  By this way, students can possess better learning habits and techniques of experiments. (1) Help students to understand theories by experiments Introduce source code analysis in class.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ies.v3n1p151 fatcat:m2vlrqlqhjd27ifxw3r3eiy3ra

Program Comprehension Technique in Teaching and Leaning: A Cognitive Perspective

Rozita Kadar, Putra Sumari, Jamal Othman, Syarifah Adilah Mohamed Yusoff
2021 International Journal of Academic Research in Progressive Education and Development  
The theories that provide how to improve program comprehension and tools that can implement the theories. These two characteristics will change the way programmers understand the program codes.  ...  Many researchers review some of the key theories of program comprehension and discusses on how these theories are related to tools that support it.  ...  Future work will focus on the development of new technique in order to improve understanding in program comprehension activity.  ... 
doi:10.6007/ijarped/v10-i3/11570 fatcat:bp5lxonanzg2xbdwqmzchpqcui

Cognitive Science Concepts and Technology Teacher Education

Dan Brown
2001 The Journal of Technology Studies  
This seems to indicate a strong (79%) acceptance of the importance of understanding this theory.  ...  Use of simplified conceptual diagrams may improve overall system understanding, enhance ability to understand function and behavior of systems, enhance understanding of causal relationships, and improve  ... 
doi:10.21061/jots.v27i1.a.7 fatcat:gecw2dojrbf3vensuzlhgjjemu

Page 9 of Journal of Systems Management Vol. 20, Issue 2 [page]

1969 Journal of Systems Management  
PROGRAMMING Ability to program in one language. II. QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES Management science techniques in systems design. Ill. COMMUNICATIONS Graphics and visual presentations.  ...  SYSTEMS THEORY Theory of information systems operation and design. Control theory. Integrated and total systems concepts. Planning and control through information feedback sys- tems. VI.  ... 

On the Role of Logic and Algebra in Software Engineering [chapter]

Manfred Broy
2013 Mathematics, Computer Science and Logic - A Never Ending Story  
Nevertheless, due to the rising quality demands for software and the necessary improvement of productivity by advanced tools we see a growing need for a proper foundation and comprehensive theory of software  ...  In contrast to electronic hardware where we expect that everything is built based on carefully investigated theories with a deep scientific understanding, software creation still is to a large extend ad  ...  What we need is rather obvious: • Foundations of modeling: A tractable scientific basis, understanding, and theory for modeling, specifying, and refining of programs, software and systems. • Powerful models  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-00966-7_2 fatcat:wjjcems3snewxfs7mh6elh7l3u

The Nature and Technique of Understanding: Some Fundamentals of Semantics

Philip M. Kitay
1950 Journal of Educational Psychology  
The author’s avowed aim is to discuss meaning and understanding and the technique for attaining them.  ...  The Nature and Technique of Understand- ing: Some Fundamentals of Semantics. Vancouver, B.C.: The Wrigley Printing Company, Ltd., 1949, pp. 142.  ... 
doi:10.1037/h0051984 fatcat:24qyaslea5ct7cqujavi5vbrfi
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