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Thomas LaToza

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Name: Thomas LaToza

Bio: Thomas LaToza is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at George Mason University. He serves as director of the Developer Experience Design Lab, which studies how humans interact with code and designs new ways of building software. He has conducted dozens of studies of software developers and designed numerous programming tools, including for understanding code, reuse, design, debugging, documentation, and onboarding. He served as co-chair of the Workshop on Crowdsourcing in Software Engineering (CSI-SE) as well as the Workshop on the the Evaluation of Programming Languages and Tools (PLATEAU). He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER award for his work on Debugging Mental Models. He received degrees in Psychology and Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Ph.D. in Software Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

Country: United States

Affiliation: George Mason University, USA

Personal website: https://cs.gmu.edu/~tlatoza/

Research interests: Software Engineering, Programming Tools, Developer Experience Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Crowdsourcing

Contributions

ESEC/FSE 2020Author of Can Microtask Programming Work in Industry? within the Industry Papers-track
Committee Member in Program Committee within the Research Papers-track
Author of RulePad: Interactive Authoring of Checkable Design Rules within the Research Papers-track
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