ISBN-10:
1439841225
ISBN-13:
9781439841228
Pub. Date:
12/08/2011
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Software Engineering: The Current Practice / Edition 1

Software Engineering: The Current Practice / Edition 1

by Vaclav Rajlich
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ISBN-13: 9781439841228
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/08/2011
Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Innovations in Software Engineering and Software Development Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 315
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Václav Rajlich is a professor and former chair of computer science at Wayne State University. Dr. Rajlich is an editorial board member of the Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution and the founder and permanent steering committee member of the IEEE International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC). His research focuses on software evolution and comprehension.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
History of Software Engineering

Software Properties
Origins of Software
Birth of Software Engineering
Third Paradigm: Iterative Approach

Software Life Span Models
Staged Model
Variants of Staged Model

Software Technologies
Programming Languages and Compilers
Object-Oriented Technology
Version Control System

Software Models
Class Diagrams
UML Activity Diagrams
Class Dependency Graphs and Contracts

SOFTWARE CHANGE
Introduction to Software Change
Characteristics of Software Change
Phases of Software Change
Requirements and Their Elicitation
Requirements Analysis and Change Initiation

Concepts and Concept Location
Concepts
Concept Location Is a Search
Extraction of Significant Concepts (ESC)
Concept Location by Grep
Concept Location by Dependency Search

Impact Analysis
Impact Set
Class Interaction Graphs
Process of Impact Analysis
Propagating Classes
Alternatives in Software Change
Tool Support for Impact Analysis

Actualization
Small Changes
Changes Requiring New Classes
Change Propagation

Refactoring
Extract Function
Extract Base Class
Extract Component Class
Prefactoring and Postfactoring

Verification
Testing Strategies
Unit Testing
Functional Testing
Structural Testing
Regression and System Testing
Code Inspection

Conclusion of Software Change
Build Process and New Baseline
Preparing for Future Changes
New Release

SOFTWARE PROCESSES
Introduction to Software Processes

Characteristics of Software Processes
Solo Iterative Process (SIP)
Enacting and Measuring SIP
Planning in SIP

Team Iterative Processes
Agile Iterative Process (AIP)
Directed Iterative Process (DIP)
Centralized Iterative Process (CIP)

Initial Development
Software Plan
Initial Product Backlog
Design
Implementation
Team Organizations for Initial Development

Final Stages
End of Software Evolution
Servicing
Phaseout and Closedown
Reengineering

CONCLUSION
Related Topics

Other Computing Disciplines
Professional Ethics
Software Management
Software Ergonomics
Software Engineering Research

Example of Software Change
Concept Location
Impact Analysis
Actualization
Testing

Example of SIP
Initial Development
Iteration 1
Iteration 2

Index

A Summary, Further Reading and Topics, and References appear at the end of each chapter.

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