PLoP 2015
Fri 23 - Mon 26 October 2015 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
co-located with SPLASH 2015
VenueSheraton Station Square Hotel
Room nameGrand Station 5
Floor1
Room Information

Program

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Mon 26 Oct
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08:30 - 10:00
Welcome and KeynotePLATEAU at Grand Station 5
Chair(s): Craig AnslowMiddlesex University, London
08:30
30m
Talk
Organizers' Welcome
PLATEAU
09:00
60m
Talk
PLATEAU Keynote: Computational Thinking for All: Expanding the Boundaries of Computing for Nonprogrammers
PLATEAU
Mary Beth RossonPennsylvania State University
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10:30 - 12:00
ToolsPLATEAU at Grand Station 5
Chair(s): Thomas LaTozaGeorge Mason University
10:30
20m
Talk
Frequency Distribution of Error Messages
PLATEAU
David PritchardUniversity of Waterloo, Canada
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10:50
20m
Talk
An Evaluation of the DiaSuite Toolset by Professional Developers
PLATEAU
Milan KabáčUniversity of Bordeaux / Inria Bordeaux / LaBRI, Nic VolanschiInria Bordeaux, Charles ConselUniversity of Bordeaux
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11:10
20m
Talk
Aiding Programmers using Lightweight Integrated Code Visualization
PLATEAU
Per Ola KristenssonUniversity of Cambridge, Chung Leung LamUniversity of Cambridge
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11:30
10m
Talk
Towards moldable development tools
PLATEAU
Andrei ChişUniversity of Bern, Switzerland, Tudor Gîrbatudorgirba.com, Switzerland, Oscar NierstraszUniversity of Bern, Switzerland
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11:40
13m
Talk
Understanding the Effects of Code Presentation
PLATEAU
Jason JacquesUniversity of Cambridge, Per Ola KristenssonUniversity of Cambridge
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13:30 - 15:00
Programming Languages PapersPLATEAU at Grand Station 5
Chair(s): Joshua SunshineCarnegie Mellon University
13:30
20m
Talk
A user study for comparing the programming efficiency of modifying executable multimodal interaction descriptions. A domain-specific language versus equivalent event-callback code
PLATEAU
Fredy CuencaHasselt University - tUL - iMinds, Jan Van den BerghHasselt University - tUL - iMinds, Kris LuytenHasselt University - tUL - iMinds, Karin ConinxHasselt University - tUL - iMinds
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13:50
20m
Talk
A Study on the Most Popular Questions About Concurrent Programming
PLATEAU
Gustavo PintoUFPE, Weslley TorresFederal University of Pernambuco, Fernando CastorUFPE
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14:10
10m
Talk
Comparing Transitive to Intransitive Object Immutability
PLATEAU
Michael CoblenzCarnegie Mellon University, Joshua SunshineCarnegie Mellon University, Brad A. MyersCarnegie Mellon University, Sam WeberSoftware Engineering Institute, Forrest ShullSoftware Engineering Institute
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14:20
13m
Talk
Is Functional Programming Better for Modularity?
PLATEAU
Ismael FigueroaPontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile, Romain RobbesUniversity of Chile
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14:33
13m
Talk
Operators and precedence in programming languages
PLATEAU
Najwani RazaliVictoria University of Wellington, James NobleVictoria University of Wellington, Stuart MarshallVictoria University of Wellington
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14:46
13m
Talk
Some Usability Hypotheses for Verification
PLATEAU
David J. PearceVictoria University of Wellington
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15:30 - 17:00
Group DiscussionPLATEAU at Grand Station 5
Chair(s): Joshua SunshineCarnegie Mellon University, Craig AnslowMiddlesex University, London, Thomas LaTozaGeorge Mason University
15:30
20m
Talk
On the Need to Define Community Agreements for Controlled Experiments with Human Subjects -- A Discussion Paper
PLATEAU
Stefan HanenbergUniversity of Duisburg-Essen, Andreas StefikUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas
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15:50
70m
Talk
Group discussion
PLATEAU

Tue 27 Oct
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09:00 - 10:30
Session 1PROMOTO at Grand Station 5
Chair(s): Alberto SillittiCenter for Applied Software Engineering, Steven D. FraserInnoxec – Innovation Executive Services
09:00
30m
Day opening
Introduction
PROMOTO
09:30
60m
Talk
PROMOTO Keynote: The BBC micro:bit
PROMOTO
Jonathan ProtzenkoMicrosoft Research
11:00 - 12:00
11:00
30m
Talk
Measuring the Usability and Capability of App Inventor to Create Mobile Applications
PROMOTO
Benjamin XieMassachusetts Institute of Technology, Isra ShabirMassachusetts Institute of Technology, Hal AbelsonMIT
11:30
30m
Talk
A Flow-Based Programming Framework for Mobile App development
PROMOTO
Jesse ZamanVrije Universiteit Brussel, Lode Hoste, Wolfgang De MeuterVrije Universiteit Brussel
13:30 - 15:30
13:30
60m
Talk
Promoto Keynote: Towards More Natural Programming for Mobile and Touch
PROMOTO
Brad A. MyersCarnegie Mellon University
14:30
30m
Talk
Supporting ``What-If'' in Touch-Screen Web Applications
PROMOTO
Peter SimonyiCarleton University, Jeff WilsonCarleton University, Judith BrownCarleton University, Robert BiddleCarleton University
15:00
30m
Talk
Collaborative Annotations for Large Touchscreen Web Applications
PROMOTO
Miran MirzaCarleton University, Jeff WilsonCarleton University, Robert BiddleCarleton University
16:00 - 17:35
16:00
30m
Demonstration
Demos
PROMOTO
16:30
30m
Other
Open Discussion
PROMOTO
17:00
35m
Day closing
Closing
PROMOTO

Mon 26 Oct
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Tue 27 Oct
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Grand Station 5