RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 31703872 LA English T1 Criteria and consideration in the selection of a first programming language A1 Conway, Damian., PB Monash University, Dept. of Computer Science PP Clayton, Vic., Australia YR 1993 AB Abstract: "This paper discusses issues and experiences relevant to the selection of a new programming language for First Year Computer Science Students. A number of criteria are presented which may be relevant to measuring the suitability of such languages. Several wider policy issues which indirectly affect the decision are also addressed. A taxonomy and critical summary of the major candidates for a first language is provided."