The Influence of Emotions on Productivity in Software Engineering

Broderick Crawford, Ricardo Soto, Claudio León de la Barra, Kathleen Crawford, Eduardo Olguín

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This work presents the relevance of emotions in the software development process. Emotions are an important human factor that must be considered when developing software. Unlike in psychology, where the influence of emotions on industrial productivity is well known, there are few studies reported on its importance in software engineering.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHCI International 2014 - Posters' Extended Abstracts - International Conference, HCI International 2014, Proceedings
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9783319078564
StatePublished - 2014

Publication series

NameCommunications in Computer and Information Science
Volume434 PART I
ISSN (Print)1865-0929


  • Emotions
  • Human Factors
  • Software Engineering


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