Re: Choice of introductory programming language to a freshman class

2009-04-07 Thread Kari Laitinen
. Kari Laitinen School of Engineering Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Finland Bennett Kankuzi wrote: Dear All, Many thanks to everyone for taking your time to air out your views on the question I had posted on the forum. For now I will use C since the students

Re: Choice of introductory programming language to a freshman class

2009-04-07 Thread Kari Laitinen
that, semi-conductor fabrication. Or above all of it, variables which persist values during execution. Which is best? -Original Message- From: Kari Laitinen [mailto:kari.laiti...@oamk.fi] Sent: 07 April 2009 10:50 To: Bennett Kankuzi Cc: Ppig-Discuss-List Subject: Re: Choice

Redefining the word language

2011-02-23 Thread Kari Laitinen
Hello All, To respond to the previous discussion related to programming languages and natural languages, I decided to start a new discussion. My purpose here is to explain a kind of language theory that I developed quite many years ago. A classic book about the C programming language begins

Re: Redefining the word language

2011-03-01 Thread Kari Laitinen
Richard O'Keefe wrote: If you came across a sentence written using English syntax and closed-class words but Japanese open class words, would it still be English? According to the theory that I have presented in http://www.naturalprogramming.com/to_read/estimating_understandability_etc.pdf

RE: studies of naming?

2012-03-27 Thread Kari Laitinen
Hello, A lot of discussion related to naming can be found in the following documents. http://www.naturalprogramming.com/to_read/doctoral_thesis_of_kari_laitinen.pdf http://www.naturalprogramming.com/to_read/estimating_understandability_etc.pdf I think the discussion is still valid although