Browsing by Author "Barbour, Robert H."

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  • Character-less programming

    Hopper, Keith; Barbour, Robert H. (1994-02)
    This paper proposes a mechanism for the definition and implementation of programming languages. Culturally-dependent aspects of the definition, such as the language and character set, can be separated from the process of ...
  • Character-less programming II: the spreadsheet

    Barbour, Robert H. (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 1995-11)
    The spreadsheet is a commonly used, yet under-researched, application tool. Hendry and Green (1994) report fewer than ten entries about spreadsheets in the HCI community literature between 1984 and 1991. The 1993 Human ...
  • Data logging and performance analysis software for teachers of indigenous New Zealanders: early results

    Barbour, Robert H.; Ford, Greg; Cunningham, Sally Jo (Department of Computer Science, University of Waikato, 1992)
    Technology, in the form of personal computers, is making inroads into everyday life in every part of every nation. It is frequently assumed that this is 'a good thing'. However, there is a need for the people in each ...
  • The induction and professional development of academics

    Barbour, Robert H. (1994-02)
    This paper makes suggestions for the induction and professional development of staff at the University of Waikato. The context of the University as a community of scholars and administrators is outlined. A number of possible ...
  • Internationalising a spreadsheet for Pacific Basin languages

    Barbour, Robert H.; Yeo, Alvin (Department of Computer Science, University of Waik, 1997-07)
    As people trade and engage in commerce, an economically dominant culture tends to migrate language into other recently contacted cultures. Information technology (IT) can accelerate enculturation and promote the expansion ...

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  • Exploring usability evaluation of localised software in Malaysia

    Yeo, Alvin (The University of Waikato, 2002)
    This thesis postulates the theory that software usability evaluation should be adapted to the culture in which it is carried out. An experiment has been conducted to explore the effectiveness of usability assessment tools ...