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Abstract (English):
The goal of this paper is to identify the task for researching the activity of software engineers using software visualization systems based on virtual reality. It discusses the activity theory statements developed in our country as far back as in the past century. The paper describes possible tasks to analyse the activity of software engineers using such systems. It provides examples illustrating the use of the systems based on virtual reality for the purposes of software complexes representation and visual programming. The activity of the user of such systems is analysed.

software visualization, visual programming, activity theory, virtual reality

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