Advances in Computers - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120121663, 9780080462868

Advances in Computers, Volume 66

1st Edition

Quality Software Development

Editors: Marvin Zelkowitz
Hardcover ISBN: 9780120121663
eBook ISBN: 9780080462868
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 25th April 2006
Page Count: 344
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Table of Contents

Preface.
Contributors.

Chapter 1. Calculating software process improvement's return on investment (Rini van Solingen, David F. Rico)
Chapter 2. Quality Problem in Software Measurement Data (Pierre Rebours, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar)
Chapter 3. Requirements Management for Dependable Software Systems (William G. Bail)
Chapter 4. Mechanics of Managing Software Risk (William G. Bail)
Chapter 5. The PERFECT Approach to Experience-based Process Evolution (Brian A. Nejmeh, William E. Riddle)
Chapter 6. The Opportunities Challenges and Risks of High Performance Computing in Computational Science and Engineering (Douglass E. Post, Richard P. Kendall, Robert F. Lucas).


Description

Preface.
Contributors.

Chapter 1. Calculating software process improvement's return on investment (Rini van Solingen, David F. Rico)
Chapter 2. Quality Problem in Software Measurement Data (Pierre Rebours, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar)
Chapter 3. Requirements Management for Dependable Software Systems (William G. Bail)
Chapter 4. Mechanics of Managing Software Risk (William G. Bail)
Chapter 5. The PERFECT Approach to Experience-based Process Evolution (Brian A. Nejmeh, William E. Riddle)
Chapter 6. The Opportunities Challenges and Risks of High Performance Computing in Computational Science and Engineering (Douglass E. Post, Richard P. Kendall, Robert F. Lucas).

Key Features

  • In-depth surveys and tutorials on software development approaches.
  • Well-known authors and researchers in the field.
  • Extensive bibliographies with most chapters.
  • All chapters focus on software development issues.
  • Discussion of high end computing applications, a topic generally not understood by most software professionals.

Readership

Software practitioners and HEC professionals. Also suitable for university courses on above topics.


Details

No. of pages:
344
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080462868
Hardcover ISBN:
9780120121663

About the Editors

Marvin Zelkowitz Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Maryland, Department of Computer Science, College Park, USA