Fundamentals of Software Engineering

 
9780138182045: Fundamentals of Software Engineering

This volume provides selective, in-depth coverage of the fundamentals of software engineering — stressing principles, methods, and rigorous formal and informal approaches.

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The long-awaited second edition of Fundamentals of Software Engineering presents the fundamental principles of software engineering and illustrates the application of those principles in the different phases of software development. It stresses the importance of a rigorous approach to the practice of software engineering. Over 350 exercises are provided to aid in the comprehension of the material. Over 20 in-depth case studies show how to deal with the intricacies of real-world problems.

This second edition maintains the successful structure of the first edition and enhances the contents by adding treatment of recent developments in software engineering.

New coverage to this edition includes:

  • More thorough treatment of object orientation
  • Greater coverage of software architecture and components
  • Introduction to modeling languages Z and UML
  • Description and case study of requirements engineering
  • New validation techniques, including model checking
  • Quality improvement paradigms, including GQM and CMM
  • More material on software processes, including the unified process
  • Several new case studies on process, requirements, design, organization, and systems engineering
  • A comprehensive supplement package, including an Instructor's Resource CD and a Companion Website.

About the Author:

Carlo Ghezzi is a professor of computer science at the Politecnico di Milano, where he holds the chair of software engineering. He was named a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery in 2000 for his contributions to software engineering research.

Mehdi Jazayeri is a professor of computer science at the Technische Universität Wien, where he holds the chair of distributed systems. He spent many years in software development at several Silicon Valley companies, including 10 years at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA.

Dino Mandrioli is a professor of computer science at the Politecnico di Milano, where he holds the chair of theoretical computer science. His research interests are centered on the application of formal methods in the practice of software engineering.

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