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PhD Thesis

CAITLIN: Implementation of a Musical Program Auralisation System to Study the Effects on Debugging Tasks as Performed by Novice Pascal Programmers, Loughborough University, Dept. of Computer Science, 1999

You can download the entire PhD thesis here in both Adobe Acrobat (PDF) and PostScript formats. I can't vouch for the usability of the PostScript files: all I can say is that they work for me!!

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Front pages

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Chapter 1 Introduction

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Chapter 2 Sound in human-computer interaction

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Chapter 3 Music, auralisation, and programming

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Chapter 4 A musical program auralisation tool

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Chapter 5 A structured approach to auralisation design

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Chapter 6 Musical auralisation and bug location

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Chapter 7 Discussion and conclusions

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Appendix A Glossary

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Appendix B Subject workbook

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Appendix C Listening test responses

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Appendix D Debugging test

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Appendix E References

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Appendix F CD track listing

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The thesis has an accompanying 48-track audio CD. Unfortunately, even zipped up it would take 195Mb! Therefore, in the table below you will find RealAudio versions of all the tracks. Click on the track number to play it. The quality is not high (20Kb/sec), but it makes for small files. If you are desperate for a copy of the CD itself, either check the thesis out of the library at Loughborough University, or send me 5.00 sterling and I will send you a copy with a pretty label on it. Email me for details.

 

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Fig 3.1 Semitone shift 25 Fig 5.2 CASE with a match
02 Fig 4.11 Generic selection motif 26 Fig 5.2 CASE with no match
03 Fig 4.12 Generic iteration motif 27 Fig 5.2 CASE…ELSE with a match
04 Fig 4.15 IF yielding True 28 Fig 5.2 CASE…ELSE with no match
05 Fig 4.16 IF yielding False 29 Fig 5.3 WHILE (2 iterations)
06 Fig 4.17 IF…ELSE yielding True 30 Fig 5.3 REPEAT (3 iterations)
07 Fig 4.18 IF…ELSE yielding False 31 Fig 5.3 FOR (6 iterations)
08 Fig 4.19 CASE with a match 32 Fig 5.3 FOR…DOWNTO (6 iterations)
09 Fig 4.20 CASE with no match 33 Program A1 Normal speed
10 Fig 4.21 CASE…ELSE with a match 34 Program A1 Slow
11 Fig 4.22 CASE...ELSE with no match 35 Program A2 Normal
12 Fig 4.23 WHILE (2 iterations) 36 Program A2 Slow
13 Fig 4.24 REPEAT (3 iterations) 37 Program A3 Normal
14 Fig 4.25 FOR (10 iterations) 38 Program A3 Slow
15 Fig 4.26 FOR…DOWNTO (10 iterations) 39 Program A4 Normal
16 Fig 4.30 WHILE (2 iterations) 40 Program A4 Slow
17 Fig 4.31 REPEAT (3 iterations) 41 Program A5 Normal
18 Fig 4.32 FOR (6 iterations) 42 Program A5 Slow
19 Fig 4.33 FOR…DOWNTO (6 iterations) 43 Program A6 Normal
20 Fig 5.1 Complete program 44 Program A6 Slow
21 Fig 5.2 IF yielding True  45 Program A7 Normal
22 Fig 5.2 IF yielding False 46 Program A7 Slow
23 Fig 5.2 IF…ELSE yielding True 47 Program A8 Normal
24 Fig 5.2 IF…ELSE yielding False 48 Program A8 Slow

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