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Dissertations and databases: The historian as software engineer

By Gervase Phillips

Abstract

This article argues that historians have always been closer to programmers than has perhaps been recognized, and that historical software projects undertaken within the framework of the traditional third‐year dissertation are useful training not just for the potential historian, but also for the potential software engineer

Topics: LB Theory and practice of education, LC1022 - 1022.25 Computer-assisted Education
Publisher: Universit of Wales Press
Year: 1995
DOI identifier: 10.1080/0968776950030205
OAI identifier: oai:generic.eprints.org:188/core5

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