Post-industrial-revolution HCI

Johnson, Colin G. (2004) Post-industrial-revolution HCI. In: Coping with Complexity: Sharing New Approaches for the Design of Human-Computer Systems in Complex Settings, September 2004, University of Bath. (Full text available)

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This paper argues that computing in its present state is akin to the state of manufacturing prior to the industrial revolution. It is suggested that eventually an industrial revolution will occur in programming through the use of automated program generation tools, which will allow the rapid creation of programs on-the-fly from what-needs-doing descriptions rather than the how-todo- it descriptions of traditional programming. What would interfaces to computers look like in this context, and how would they aid users in coping with complexity?

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (UNSPECIFIED)
Uncontrolled keywords: Automatic programming; specification; inductive vs. deductive reasoning;
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Applied and Interdisciplinary Informatics Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:01 UTC
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2011 01:22 UTC
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