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Journal on Educational Resources in Computing (JERIC), Volume 8 Issue 4, January 2009

Answering Part of the Significant Question
Josh Tenenberg, Robert McCartney
Article No.: 10
DOI: 10.1145/1482348.1482349

Most scientific articles address particular questions which are part of larger questions. The part-whole relationship varies.

Reduction in CS: A (Mostly) Quantitative Analysis of Reductive Solutions to Algorithmic Problems
Michal Armoni
Article No.: 11
DOI: 10.1145/1482348.1482350

Reduction is a problem-solving strategy, relevant to various areas of computer science, and strongly connected to abstraction: a reductive solution necessitates establishing a connection among problems that may seem totally disconnected at first...

The Problem of Labels in E-Assessment of Diagrams
Ambikesh Jayal, Martin Shepperd
Article No.: 12
DOI: 10.1145/1482348.1482351

In this article we explore a problematic aspect of automated assessment of diagrams. Diagrams have partial and sometimes inconsistent semantics. Typically much of the meaning of a diagram resides in the labels; however, the choice of labeling is...