Issue No. 03 - May (1977 vol. 3)
P. Reisner , IBM Research Laboratory
This paper describes a series of psychological experiments used to test a new data base query language. The intent is to make psychological testing of a language part of the design and development process. By testing a language while it is still under development, features that require changing can bs identified and the changes made.
Data-base languages, human factors, psychological testing, software error classification, query complexity, query language development, query language testing.
P. Reisner, "Use of Psychological Experimentation as an Aid to Development of a Query Language," in IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 3, no. , pp. 218-229, 1977.