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Comp.software-eng FAQ (Part 3): readings
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Date:  6 Dec 1997
Originally collected by: oman@cs.uidaho.edu (Paul W. Oman)

1.  N. Anand (1988) "Clarify Function!"  ACM SigPLAN Notices, 23(6), 69-79.
    Advocates the use of mnemonic names for entities in a system.  Rules are
    presented for naming procedures, variable, pointers, etc.
2.  S. Henry (1988) "A Technique for Hiding Proprietary Details While Providing
    Sufficient Information for Researchers; or, do you Recognize this Well-
    known Algorithm?," Journal of Systems and Software, 8(1), 3-11.  Suggests
    encryption of variable names as part of a technique for encoding
    algorithms, while still providing sufficient information to researchers.
3.  R. Brooks (1980) "Studying Programmer Behavior Experimentally: The Problems
    of Proper Methodology," Communications of the ACM, 23(4), 207-213.
    Discusses issues and tradeoffs in proper control of experiments involving
    computer programmers.
4.  E. Thomas & P. Oman "A Bibliography of Programming Style Literature," ACM
    SIGPLAN Notices, Vol. 25(2), Feb. 1990, pp.  7-16.

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