The Proceedings of the Information Systems Education Conference 2001: §39b
| Paper (refereed) Information Systems Curriculum
|Recommended Citation: Zant, R F. Problem Analysis and Program Design: Using Subsystems and Strategies. In The Proceedings of the Information Systems Education Conference 2001, v 18 (Cincinnati): §39b.
Problem Analysis and Program Design: Using Subsystems and Strategies
Although there has been a substantial amount of research on methods for developing computer programs, students new to the art of programming continue to find it difficult to transform a problem statement into a functional program. This paper reviews the difference between the novice's and the expert's approach to programming, and presents two techniques--the IPO Diagram and Composition Strategies that novices can use to gain a better understanding of problem analysis and its impact on program design.
|Robert F. Zant [a1] [a2]|
Department of Applied Computer Science
Illinois State University [u1] [u2]
Normal, Illinois, USA [c1] [c2]
Keywords: Analysis, design, programming, IPO diagrams, composition strategies
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