Tag Archives: Ian Sommerville

Andre Oboler, Simon Lock, Ian Sommerville, “Targetted Improvements”, ICSEA 2007

Abstract In the creative environment where research takes place not everything can be improved. The creative “essence” of research must be undisturbed while “accident” wasted effort is reduced to a minimum. In this paper we discuss the types of knowledge … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler and Ian Sommerville, Research Documentation Guidelines: Capturing knowledge, improving research, ITNG 2007

Abstract This paper introduced coding guidelines for use by academics developing code as part of their research in areas of computer science or similar disciplines. We introduce the guidelines and discuss their success and popularity as a tool for MSc … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler, Ian Sommerville and Simon Lock, Reflection: Improving research through knowledge transfer, ICSEA 2006

Abstract— It is through our mental models of the world that we understand it. Advances in science are nothing more than improvements to the model. This paper presents the development and refinement of our model of the research process as … Continue reading

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