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An Analysis of Dependency between Personality Traits and Debugging Ability in Component Based System (CBS)

L. Arockiam, A. Aloysius, A. Antony Prakash


In recent years, the winds of cognitive science is gently ushering changes in the latest software technologies. Also the traditional software complexity measures focuses only on addressing the complexity of the procedure oriented and object oriented software development. Thus envisioning new areas like component based system would lead to better utilization of resources and make the end user’s task easier. Thus an experiment has been conducted to study the link between personality traits and program debugging in component based systems. In our experimental setting, the debugging test was conducted in java bean programs and Personality test in Eysenck's personality inventory and the results were correlated. From the results, it is observed that there is a positive correlation between the personality traits and debugging. Psychoticism personality people performed better in debugging compared to the other two personality traits students.


Cognitive Science, Personality Traits, Debugging, Statistical Test, Component Based Programming.

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