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Texts in Computer Science

An Integrated Approach to Software Engineering

Authors: Jalote, Pankaj

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An Integrated Approach to Software Engineering introduces software engineering to advanced-level undergraduate and graduate students of computer science. It emphasizes a case-study approach whereby a project is developed through the course of the book, illustrating the different activities of software development. The sequence of chapters is essentially the same as the sequence of activities performed during a typical software project. All activities, including quality assurance and control activities, are described in each chapter as integral activities for that phase of development. Similarly, the author carefully introduces appropriate metrics for controlling and assessing the software process.

 

Chapters in this revised edition, updated for today’s standards, include these new features:

Software Process: a discussion on the timeboxing model for iterative development and on inspection process

Requirements Analysis and Specification: a description of Use Cases

Software Architecture: an additional chapter for this edition

Project Planning: some practical techniques for estimation, scheduling, tracking, and risk management

Object Oriented Design: a discussion on UML and on concepts such as cohesion, coupling and open-closed principle

Coding: sections on refactoring, test driven development, pair programming, common coding defects, coding standards, and some useful coding practices

Testing: a presentation on pair-wise testing as an approach for functional testing, defect tracking, and defect analysis and prevention

The text, bolstered by numerous examples and chapter summaries, imparts to the reader the knowledge, skills, practices and techniques needed to successfully execute a software project.

Reviews

From the reviews of the third edition:

"Engineering and project management are the two major types of skills required in software engineering. This book discusses those skills. … The book is well written and well organized; it starts with the most basic software engineering concepts, and then goes gradually toward the most advanced ones. The book ends with a comprehensive index, and an up-to-date list of references. I can recommend this book for all teachers who want to present a first course in software engineering for graduate students." (Soraya Kouadri Mostefaoui, ACM Computing Reviews, Vol. 49 (3), March, 2008)


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
An Integrated Approach to Software Engineering
Authors
Series Title
Texts in Computer Science
Copyright
2005
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-28132-2
DOI
10.1007/0-387-28132-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-20881-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-3544-1
Series ISSN
1868-0941
Edition Number
3
Number of Pages
XIV, 566
Additional Information
Originally published in the series: Undergraduate Texts in Computer Science
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