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Scaling Up: A Research Agenda for Software Engineering

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Scaling Up

A Research Agenda for Software Engineering(1989)
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Large and growing opportunity costs are resulting from the inability to produce sophisticated, reliable software in a timely manner. Software engineering presents stubborn problems, but in this book, a group of experts suggest several constructive directions for research. Together, they support the need for greater interaction between researchers and practitioners and more aggressive efforts to share and reuse software engineering knowledge.


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National Research Council. 1989. Scaling Up: A Research Agenda for Software Engineering. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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Publication Info

100 pages |8.5 x 11
ISBN: 978-0-309-04131-7

Table of Contents

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Front Matter i-viii
1. Introduction and Summary 1-6
2. Perspective 7-14
3. Engineering Practice 15-18
4. Research Modes 19-22
5. Conclusions 23-24
Bibliography 25-28
Appendixes 29-30
A: Workshop Participants 31-31
B: Position Statements 32-92

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