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Dr. Christopher Exton

Biography

Chris Exton holds a BSc in Psychology and a Ph.D. in Computer Science (Monash University, Melbourne). Before he worked in academia he worked in industry in several Software Engineering positions in Australia, Ireland and the UK. He has worked on a number of projects in the area of programmer psychology, software tools and related research methods, and lately in the area of medical decision support systems. He has researched and published in these areas for over 10 years, as well as taking an active role as a reviewer for the International Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution and The Software Quality Journal.

Research Interests

Chris Exton holds a BSc in Psychology and a Ph.D. in Computer Science (Monash University, Melbourne). Before he worked in academia he worked in industry in several Software Engineering positions in Australia, Ireland and the UK. He has worked on a number of projects in the area of programmer psychology, software tools and related research methods, and lately in the area of medical decision support systems. He has researched and published in these areas for over 10 years, as well as taking an active role as a reviewer for the International Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution and The Software Quality Journal.

Publications

Book Chapter

1998

Distributed Component Object Model
Thompson, D; Watkins, D; Exton, C; Garrett, L; Sajeev, ASM
Advanced Software Development Series: Information Systems Interoperability

Conference Publication

2009

ACM International Conference Proceeding Series
English M., Exton C., Rigon I., Cleary B.
DOI: 10.1145/1540438.1540462

2004

Architecture Description Languages
Galvin, S; Collins, JJ; Exton, C; McGurren, F

Other Journal

2003

Describing Software Visualisation Abstractions
O'Shea, P; Exton, C
PPIG Newletter

Other Publication

2005

Making a Reuse Aspectual View Explicit in Existing Software
LeGear, A; Cleary, B; Buckley, J; Collins, JJ; Exton, C

2005

An Investigation of Java Abstraction Usage for Program Modifications
O'Shea, P; Exton, C
American Journal Of Physiology-Heart And Circulatory Ph

2004

CHIVE - A Program Source Visualisation Framework
Cleary, B; Exton, C
American Journal Of Physiology-Heart And Circulatory Ph

2004

Eclipse plug-in to monitor the programmer behaviour
McKeogh, J; Exton, C
American Journal Of Physiology-Heart And Circulatory Ph

2004
2004

CORBAview : A visualisation tool to aid in the understanding of CORBA-based distributed applications
Ryan, D; Exton, C
American Journal Of Physiology-Heart And Circulatory Ph

2004
2004

THORR - A Focus + Context Method for Visualizing Large Software Systems
McCarthy, E; Exton, C
American Journal Of Tropical Medicine And Hygiene

2004

Enhancing the Role of Interfaces in Software Architecture Description Languages (ADLs)
Galvin, S; Collins, JJ; Exton, C; McGurren, F
American Journal Of Physiology-Heart And Circulatory Ph

2004

Investigating Patterns and Task Type correlations in Open Source Online Mailing Lists
O'Shea, P; Exton, C
American Journal Of Physiology-Heart And Circulatory Ph

2004

Application of Helix Cone Tree Visualizations to Dynamic Call Graph Illustration=
Joshi, J; Cleary, B; Exton, C
American Journal Of Physiology-Heart And Circulatory Ph

2003

Does the empirical evidence support visualisation?
O'Shea, P; Exton, C
American Journal Of Physiology-Heart And Circulatory Ph

2003

Blooms' Taxonomy: A Framework for Assessing Programmers' Knowledge of Software Systems
Buckley, J; Exton, C
American Journal Of Physiology-Heart And Circulatory Ph

2002

Constructivism and Program Comprehension Strategies
Exton, C
American Journal Of Physiology-Heart And Circulatory Ph

2001

COOPE: A Tool for Representing Concurrent Object-Oriented Program Execution through Visualisation
Leroux, H; Exton, C
American Journal Of Physiology-Heart And Circulatory Ph

1996

Towards an Object-Oriented Distributed Programming Environment for Mobile Computing
Schmidt, HW; Sajeev, ASM; Exton, C
American Journal Of Physiology-Heart And Circulatory Ph

Peer Reviewed Journal

2012

To share or not to share: an insight into an academic Community of Practice
Dundon, A., Diggins, Y. and Exton, C.
AISHE-J: The All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

2010

A Micro-Crowdsourcing implementation: the Babel Software Project
Chris Exton, Brendan Spillane , Jim Buckley
Localisation Focus

2009

Micro Crowdsourcing: A new Model for Software Localisation
Chris Exton, Asanka Wasala, Jim Buckley, Reinhard Schäler
Localisation Focus

2009
2009

Eye tracking technology: A fresh approach in delirium assessment?
Exton, C; Leonard, M
International Review Of Psychiatry DOI: 10.1080/09540260802675106

2008

Encapsulating targeted component abstractions using software Reflexion Modelling
Buckley, J; LeGear, AP; Exton, C; Cadogan, R; Johnston, T; Looby, B; Koschke, R
Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practice DOI: 10.1002/smr.364

2005

Towards a Framework for Characterising Concurrent Comprehension
Hughes, C; Buckley, J; Exton, C; O'Carroll, D
Computer Science Education