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Title: Concise Guide to Software Engineering
Authors: O'Regan, Gerard
Keywords: Software management, Project management, Requirements analysis, Software engineering, Reliability and testing
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Springer, Cham
Abstract: This essential textbook presents a concise introduction to the fundamental principles of software engineering, together with practical guidance on how to apply the theory in a real-world, industrial environment. The wide-ranging coverage encompasses all areas of software design, management, and quality. Topics and features: Presents a broad overview of software engineering, including software lifecycles and phases in software development, and project management for software engineering Examines the areas of requirements engineering, software configuration management, software inspections, software testing, software quality assurance, and process quality Covers topics on software metrics and problem solving, software reliability and dependability, and software design and development, including Agile approaches Explains formal methods, a set of mathematical techniques to specify and derive a program from its specification, introducing the Z specification language Discusses software process improvement, describing the CMMI model, and introduces UML, a visual modelling language for software systems Reviews a range of tools to support various activities in software engineering, and offers advice on the selection and management of a software supplier Describes such innovations in the field of software as distributed systems, service-oriented architecture, software as a service, cloud computing, and embedded systems Includes key learning topics, summaries and review questions in each chapter, together with a useful glossary This practical and easy-to-follow textbook/reference is ideal for computer science students seeking to learn how to build high quality and reliable software on time and on budget. The text also serves as a self-study primer for software engineers, quality professionals, and software managers.
ISBN: 978-3-319-57749-4
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