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The Future of Software Engineering

By Sebastian Nanz

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This book features a collection of articles by software researchers and technologists whose contributions have shaped the field. It focuses on defining the achievements of software engineering in the past decades and showcasing visions for the future.

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  • ISBN13: 978-3-6421-5186-6
  • 196 Pages
  • User Level: Science
  • Publication Date: October 20, 2010
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • eBook Price: $69.95
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This book focuses on defining the achievements of software engineering in the past decades and showcasing visions for the future. It features a collection of articles by some of the most prominent researchers and technologists who have shaped the field: Barry Boehm, Manfred Broy, Patrick Cousot, Erich Gamma, Yuri Gurevich, Tony Hoare, Michael A. Jackson, Rustan Leino, David L. Parnas, Dieter Rombach, Joseph Sifakis, Niklaus Wirth, Pamela Zave, and Andreas Zeller. The contributed articles reflect the authors‘ individual views on what constitutes the most important issues facing software development. Both research- and technology-oriented contributions are included. The book provides at the same time a record of a symposium held at ETH Zurich on the occasion of Bertrand Meyer‘s 60th birthday.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Barry Boehm: Some Future Software Engineering Opportunities and Challenges.
  2. Manfred Broy: Seamless Method
  3. and Model
  4. based Software and Systems Engineering.
  5. Patrick Cousot, Radhia Cousot, Laurent Mauborgne: Reduced Product of Logical and Algebraic Abstract Interpretations.
  6. Yuri Gurevich, Michal Moskal, Itay Neeman: Evidental Communication.
  7. Michael Jackson: Engineering and Software Engineering.
  8. Rustan Leino: Abstraction and Tools.
  9. David Lorge Parnas: Precise Documentation: The Key To Better Software.
  10. Pamela Zave: A Compositional Architecture for the Next Internet.
  11. Andreas Zeller: Mining Specifications.
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