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Effects of Using Examples on Structural Model Comprehension
|Title||Effects of Using Examples on Structural Model Comprehension|
|Publication Type||Conference Paper|
|Year of Publication||2014|
|Authors||Zayan, D., M. Antkiewicz, and K. Czarnecki|
We present a controlled experiment for the empirical evaluation of Example-Driven Modeling (EDM), an approach that systematically uses examples for model comprehension and domain knowledge transfer. We conducted the experiment with 26 graduate and undergraduate students from electrical and computer engineering (ECE), computer science (CS), and software engineering (SE) programs at the University of Waterloo. The experiment involves a domain model, with UML class diagrams representing the domain abstractions and UML object diagrams representing examples of using these abstractions. The goal is to provide empirical evidence of the effects of suitable examples in model comprehension, compared to having model abstractions only, by having the
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