Handbook Of Research On Software Engineering And Productivity Technologies

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Global software development and productivity related technologies are the key to today's globalization with new technologies and concepts being developed continually. In such an ever-evolving environment, teachers, researchers, and professionals in the discipline need access to the most current information about the concepts, issues, trends, and technologies in this emerging field. The Handbook of Research on Software Engineering and Productivity Technologies: Implications of Globalization provides an authoritative collection of international research on software engineering and enterprise systems. Presenting unique coverage of topics such as agile software engineering, requirements traceability, and distributed software development, this Handbook of Research offers an innovative repository of knowledge useful to academicians, practitioners, and researchers in various related fields.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605667317
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • Publication date: 3/16/2011
  • Pages: 556
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.19 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Best Practices Guidlines for Agile Requirements Engineering Practices 1

Ch. 2 Requirements Engineering in a Model-Based Methodology for Embedded Automotive Software 15

Ch. 3 Agile Software Engineering 28

Ch. 4 Putting a TAG on Software: Purchaser-Centered Software Engineering 38

Ch. 5 Enhancing Testing Technologies for Globalization of Software Engineering and Productivity 49

Ch. 6 Story Card Process Improvement Framework for Agile Requirements 61

Ch. 7 Theory of Ontology and Meta-Modeling and the Standard: An Enabler for Semantic Interoperability 85

Ch. 8 Requirements Traceability 102

Ch. 9 Software Product Lines to Faster Achieving Productivity 121

Ch. 10 Comprehensive Software Industry Analysis Model (CSIAM) 128

Ch. 11 Software Metrics Evaluation Based on Entropy 139

Ch. 12 Model-Driven Exception Management Case Study 153

Ch. 13 Using Patterns for Engineering High-Quality Mobile Applications 174

Ch. 14 Combinatorial Testing 196

Ch. 15 A Systematic Review of Distributed Software Development: Problems and Solutions 209

Ch. 16 Tools and Techniques for Model Based Testing 226

Ch. 17 Matilda: A Generic and Tailorable Framework for Direct Model Execution in Model-Driven Software Development 250

Ch. 18 A Software Tool and a Network Simulation for Improving Quality of Service Performance in Distributed Database Management Systems 280

Ch. 19 Models Oriented Approach for Developing Railway Safety-Critical Systems with UML 305

Ch. 20 Commonality Analysis: Implications over a Successful Product Line 331

Ch. 21 Rapid Productivity and Quality: Software Product Lines and Trends of the Future 341

Ch. 22 Software Components351

Ch. 23 The Role of Information Technology Managers in the Significant Company in Case of Natural Disasters in Qatar 364

Ch. 24 Enterprise Resource Planning Systems for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises 373

Ch. 25 Directed Basic Research in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) 382

Ch. 26 Trends in Improving Performances in Distributed Database Management Systems 396

Ch. 27 ERP System Implementation from the Ground Up: The ERP5 Development Process and Tools 423

Ch. 28 Open Source Software Systems: Understanding Bug Prediction and Software Developer Roles 439

Ch. 29 Information System Model for Global Emergency-Response System in the Context of Natural Disaster Recovery Management System 460

Compilation of References 468

Index 520

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