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Two principles of end-user software engineering research

Segal, Judith (2005). Two principles of end-user software engineering research. In: ed. Proceedings of the first workshop on End-user software engineering. Not Set, pp. 1–5.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1083231.1083240
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Abstract

This paper argues the importance of two principles for end-user software engineering research. The first of these is that not all end-user developers are the same. The second is that research must be grounded in field studies of actual end-user development practice. In keeping with this second principle, our arguments are based on data from our own field studies of practice. These field studies involve a class of end user developer, whom we term 'professional end user developers' and who include scientists, mathematicians and engineers.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 1-59593-131-7, 978-1-59593-131-3
Extra Information: Conference was held in St. Louis, Missouri.
Keywords: Professional end user developers; field studies; software development practice
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 2658
Depositing User: Judith Segal
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:47
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/2658
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