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James Noble

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Name: James Noble

Bio: James Noble is Professor of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. James has B.Sc(Hons) and Ph.D. degrees, both from VUW, completed in 1997. After leaving VUW, James worked in Sydney, first at the University of Technology, Sydney, and then at the Microsoft Research Institute, Macquarie University. James returned to VUW as a lecturer in late 1999, just in time to avoid the predicted end of the world.

James’s research centres around software design. This includes the design of the users’ interface, the parts of software that users have to deal with every day, and the programmers’ interface, the internal structures and organisations of software that programmers see only when they are designing, building, or modifying software. His research in both of these areas is coloured by my longstanding interest in object oriented approaches to design, and topics he has studies range from aliasing and object ownership, design patterns, agile methodology, via usability, visualisation and computer music, to postmodernism and the semiotics of programming.

Country: New Zealand

Affiliation: Victoria University of Wellington

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STOPAuthor of Beyond Types: Extending the Gradual Guarantee within the STOP-track
CurryOnSpeaker of Notes on Post-Post-Modern-Modern Programming within the CurryOn -track
COPKeynote Speaker of Keynote: We Demand Rigidly Defined Areas of Doubt and Uncertainty. within the COP-track
FTfJPAuthor of Permission and Authority Revisited: Towards a Formalization within the FTfJP-track
IWACOAuthor of Abstract Data Types in Object-Capability Systems within the IWACO-track
GRACEAuthor of Recent changes and language design issues in Grace within the GRACE-track
Co-chair in Program Committee within the GRACE-track
LIVECo-chair in Program Committee within the LIVE-track
ECOOP 2016Invited Guest in Academic Panel within the Doctoral Symposium-track
Presenter of Half a Life in Software (Senior DN Prize Lecture) within the Research Track-track
Author of Object Inheritance without Classes within the Research Track-track
Co-chair in Organizing Committee within the Summer School-track
Session Chair of Session 2 (part of Research Track)
Committee Member in Senior Mentors within the Summer School-track
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