Programming with time : cyber-physical programming with Impromptu

Sorensen, Andrew C. & Gardner, Henry (2010) Programming with time : cyber-physical programming with Impromptu. In Proceedings of OOPSLA10 : ACM International Conference on Object Oriented Programming Systems Languages and Applications, ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 822-834.

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The act of computer programming is generally considered to be temporally removed from a computer program's execution. In this paper we discuss the idea of programming as an activity that takes place within the temporal bounds of a real-time computational process and its interactions with the physical world. We ground these ideas within the con- text of livecoding -- a live audiovisual performance practice. We then describe how the development of the programming environment "Impromptu" has addressed our ideas of programming with time and the notion of the programmer as an agent in a cyber-physical system.

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ID Code: 55712
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: concurrency, cyber-physical systems, impromptu, livecoding, time
DOI: 10.1145/1869459.1869526
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > COMPUTER SOFTWARE (080300) > Multimedia Programming (080305)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > COMPUTER SOFTWARE (080300) > Programming Languages (080308)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > Institutes > Institute for Future Environments
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 please consult the author
Deposited On: 14 Dec 2012 05:17
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2013 00:01

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