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Recent posts

Polymorphism in Python

Beatrice Åkerblom and Tobias Wrigstad: "Measuring Polymorphism in Python Programs". SPLASH'15, October 2015, https://people.dsv.su.se/~beatric...
June 13, 2016

Frequency Distribution of Error Message

David Pritchard: "Frequency Distribution of Error Messages". PLATEAU'15, October 2015, http://2015.splashcon.org/event/plateau2015-frequency-distrib...
June 12, 2016

Parallelism in Open Source Projects

Marc Kiefer, Daniel Warzel, and Walter Tichy: "An Empirical Study on Parallelism in Modern Open-Source Projects". SEPS'15, October 2015, https://ps...
June 12, 2016

The Superbug in Education

Roy Pea coined the term "superbug" in 1986 to describe the belief many novices have that computers can understand our intentions in the same way that pe...
June 10, 2016

Novice Programming Mistakes

Amjad Altadmri and Neil C. C. Brown: "37 Million Compilations: Investigating Novice Programming Mistakes in Large-Scale Student Data". SIGCSE'15, Marc...
June 09, 2016