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Encyclopedia of Software Engineering

By Phillip A. Laplante (Edited by)

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Format: Multiple copy pack, 1522 pages
Other Information: 300 black & white illustrations, 200 black & white tables
Published In: United Kingdom, 22 November 2010
Software engineering requires specialized knowledge of a broad spectrum of topics, including the construction of software; the platforms, applications and environments in which the software operates; as well as an understanding of the people who build and use the software. Offering an authoritative perspective, the two volumes of the Encyclopedia of Software Engineering cover the entire multidisciplinary scope of this important field. More than 200 expert contributors and reviewers from industry and academia across 21 countries provide easy-to-read entries that cover software requirements, design, construction, testing, maintenance, configuration management, quality control, and software engineering management tools and methods. Editor Phillip A. Laplante uses the most universally recognized definition of the areas of relevance to software engineering, the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge (SWEBOK(R)), as a template for organizing the material. Also available in an electronic format, this encyclopedia supplies software engineering students, IT professionals, researchers, managers, and scholars with unrivaled coverage of the topics that encompass this ever-changing field. ALSO AVAILABLE ONLINE This Taylor & Francis encyclopedia is also available through online subscription, offering a variety of extra benefits for both researchers, students, and librarians, including: Citation tracking and alerts Active reference linking Saved searches and marked lists HTML and PDF format options For more information, visit Taylor and Francis Online or contact us to inquire about subscription options and print/online combination packages. US: (Tel) 1.888.318.2367 / (E-mail) e-reference@taylorandfrancis.com International: (Tel) +44 (0) 20 7017 6062 / (E-mail tandf.co.uk

Table of Contents

Volume I Acquisitions Management; Ronald W. Morrison Agent-Oriented Software Engineering; Howell R. Jordan, Mike Hinchey, and Rem W. Collier Agile Software Development; Scott W. Ambler Agile Software Development: Teams; Roland Cuellar and Sanjiv Augustine Architecture and Design Recovery; Michael Golm Architecture: Analysis; Len Bass, Robert Nord, and Ipek Ozkaya Architecture: Description Languages; Jungwoo Ryoo Architecture: Design; Christine Hofmeister Audits and Management Reviews; Oliver Laitenberger Automated Software Testing (AST); Elfriede Dustin and Bernie Gauf Autonomic Systems; Roy Sterritt and David W. Bustard Bioinformatics: Processes and Workflows; Anna-Lena Lamprecht, Tiziana Margaria, and Bernhard Steffen Business Domain Modeling; Haim Kilov Code Quality; Panagiotis Louridas Communication Software: Design and Testing; Jose M. Alvarez, Pedro Merino, Laura Panizo, Francisco C. Perez, and Andres Sanz Configuration Auditing; Donald F. ShaferDefect Prevention Processes (DPP); Ching-Pao Chang Design: Patterns; Yann-Gael Gueheneuc Design: Proof-Based Certification; George Hacken and Joshua Scott Development: Information Retrieval Applications; David Binkley and Dawn Lawrie Earned Value Management; John Rusk Economics; Steve Tockey Ethics; Effy Oz Ethnography; Kari Ronkko Fault Injection; Ravishankar K. Iyer, Nithin Nakka, Weining Gu, and Zbigniew Kalbarczyk Fault-Based Testing; Branson W. Murrill Formal Methods; Mike Hinchey, Jonathan P. Bowen, and Emil Vassev Formal Requirements Specification; Jonathan P. Bowen, Mike Hinchey, and Emil Vassev Functional Programming in ML; Lawrence C. Paulson Grid Environments: Service Level Agreements (SLAs); Philipp Wieder and Ramin Yahyapour Hard Real-Time Systems: Construction; Kim R. Fowler Human Factors Engineering; James R. Lewis Human-Centered Computing; Robert Hoffman, Liam J. Bannon, and Nicu Sebe IEEE Computer Society; Margo McCall Logic Programming; Manuel Carro Maintenance; Jussi Koskinen Maintenance and Evolution: Information Retrieval Applications; David Binkley and Dawn Lawrie Maintenance: Process; Juan Fernandez-Ramil Maintenance: Risk; Marcio Greyck Batista Dias and Sandrerly Ramos Pires Maintenance: Techniques; Kostas Kontogiannis Management: Tools; Capers Jones Medical Device Industry: Software Process Improvement; Fergal McCaffery, John Burton, Valentine Casey, and Alec Dorling Metamodeling; David C. Hay Model-Based Testing A; Ina Schieferdecker, Alain Vouffo-Feudjio, Axel Rennoch, Jurgen Grossmann, Marc-Florian Wendland, and Andreas Hoffmann Model-Based Testing B; Ina Schieferdecker, Alain Vouffo-Feudjio, Axel Rennoch, Jurgen Grossmann, Marc-Florian Wendland, and Andreas Hoffmann Model-Based Testing C; Ina Schieferdecker, Alain Vouffo-Feudjio, Axel Rennoch, Jurgen Grossmann, Marc-Florian Wendland, and Andreas Hoffmann Mutation Testing; Robert M. Hierons, Mercedes G. Merayo, and Manuel Nunez Object-Oriented Analysis and Design; Raghvinder S. Sangwan Open Source Software; Walt Scacchi Operational Profile Testing; Carol Smidts, Jinny McGill, Manuel Rodriguez, and Peter Lakey Outsourcing; Tandy Gold Volume II Pair Programming; Laurie Williams Patterns; Jim Duggan Policy-Based Testing; JeeHyun Hwang, Evan Martin, Tao Xie, and Vincent C. Hu Process; Linda Shafer Process: Assessment and Improvement; Christof Ebert Process: Definition and Communication; Frank Tsui Product Portfolios: Management; Reiner R. Dumke Program Comprehension; Vaclav Rajlich and Leon Wilson Program Representation; Fernando Berzal Programming Phase: Formal Methods; Richard Paige, Jim Woodcock, Phillip J. Brooke, and Ana Cavalcanti Project Control: Visualization; Kai T. Hansen Project Estimation; Richard E. Fairley Project Life Cycle: Construction; Jim Duggan Project Management: Planning and Scheduling; Richard E. Fairley Project Management: Success Factors; Scott Donaldson and Stanley Siegel Projects and Processes: Measurement; Christof Ebert Prototyping Methods; Paul W. Parry Reconfigurable Computing Systems; Benjamin Ylvisaker and Scott Hauck Regression Testing; Gregory M. Kapfhammer Reliability Modeling; Norman F. Schneidewind Requirements Engineer; Phillip Laplante Requirements Engineering: Management; Christof Ebert Requirements Engineering: Principles and Practice; Jeremy Dick Requirements Engineering: Technique Selection; Armin Eberlein and Li Jiang Requirements Interaction Detection; Mohamed Shehata and Armin Eberlein Requirements: Tracing; Seok-Won Lee, Robin A. Gandhi, and Sooyong Park Requirements: Understanding; Larry Bernstein Reverse Engineering; Hausi A. Muller and Holger M. Kienle Risk Management; John McManus Round-Trip Engineering; Bernhard Steffen, Tiziana Margaria, and Christian Wagner Security Testing; John Steven and Michael Cohen Self-Managing Software; Roy Sterritt, Mike Hinchey, and Emil Vassev Semantic Web; Jeffrey Putnam Smart Machines; Jannis Kallinikos Software Configuration Management (SCM) Process; Bernhard Westfechtel Software Engineering: History; David Grier Software Evolution; Andy Zaidman, Martin Pinzger, and Arie van Deursen Software Failure; Nikhilesh Krishnamurthy and Amitabh Saran Software Fault Localization; W. Eric Wong and Vidroha Debroy Software Measurement Body of Knowledge; Alain Abran, Alain April, and Luigi Buglione Software Testing; Paul C. Jorgensen Software Testing: Tools; J. Jenny Li, Evelyn Moritz, and David M. Weiss Subdomain (Partition) Testing; Dick Hamlet Test Case Generation: Specification-Based; Man Fai Lau, Yuen Tak Yu, and Pak-Lok Poon Test-Driven Development; Hakan Erdogmus, Grigori Melnik, and Ron Jeffries Triptych Process Model; Dines Bjorner Unified Modeling Language (UML); James Rumbaugh Unified Modeling Language (UML): Visual Development; Thomas C. Jepsen Unit Testing; Keith W. Miller Use Case Specifications: State-Based Elicitation; John Mathenge Kanyaru Use Cases; Emil Vassev User Stories; Donald F. Shafer User-Centered Design; Hugo R. Beyer Viewpoints; Mehrdad Sabetzadeh, Anthony Finkelstein, and Michael Goedicke Virtual Teams; Valentine Casey and Ita Richardson Visualization; Pamela Vercellone-Smith and Raghvinder S. Sangwan

About the Author

About the Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Phil Laplante is Professor of Software Engineering at Penn State's Great Valley Graduate Professional Center. He conducts research and teaches in the areas of software and systems engineering, project management, and software testing. In addition to his academic career, Dr. Laplante spent several years as a software engineer and project manager working on avionics, computer aided design, and software test systems. He has authored or edited 25 books (including three dictionaries) and has published more than 150 scholarly papers. Laplante received his B.S., M.Eng., and Ph.D. in Systems Planning & Management, Electrical Engineering, and Computer Science, respectively, from Stevens Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of Colorado. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and SPIE and a member of numerous other professional societies, program committees, and boards. He is a licensed professional engineer in Pennsylvania and a Certified Software Development Professional.

Reviews

This reference resource covers various topics related to the development of software, the environments in which software operates, and how humans interact with these environments. ... Articles in this set offer an overview of broad topics, including economics, human-centered computing, and the IEEE Computer Society. Some of those broad topics are divided into subtopics, with an article dedicated to each subtopic. ... The very well-written articles, which vary in length, include an abstract, introduction, summary, and references. ...Unlike many multivolume reference sets, this resource provides easy access via an index at the back of each volume. ... this encyclopedia will be useful for undergraduate and graduate students in the software engineering, computer science, and information science fields. Libraries should give strong consideration to the electronic version, which offers features such as citation tracking and linked references. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-level undergraduates through researchers/faculty. -A. Dasgupta, York College, in CHOICE, July 2011, Vol. 48, No. 11

EAN: 9781420059779
ISBN: 1420059777
Publisher: Auerbach Publishers Inc.
Dimensions: 27.9 x 21.6 centimetres (3.74 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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