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Total Recall and Software Engineering.

Total Recall and Software Engineering.

Software engineering is a discipline closely involved with human activities. How to help software developers produce better software more efficiently is the core topic of software engineering. Prioritizing tasks can efficiently reduce the human efforts and time required to retrieve certain relevant software artifacts (e.g. relevant research papers, security vulnerabilities in the code, test cases detecting faults, etc.). Many of such prioritization problems in software engineering can be generalized as the total recall problem. The total recall problem aims to optimize the cost for achieving very high recall—as close as practicable to 100%—with a human assessor in the loop. This problem has been explored in information retrieval for years, and the state of the art solution with active learning and natural language processing aims to resolve the following challenges:
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ELE4402. Software Engineering Project Management. Study Book. Faculty of Engineering & Surveying. Bachelor of Software Engineering.

ELE4402. Software Engineering Project Management. Study Book. Faculty of Engineering & Surveying. Bachelor of Software Engineering.

This course ELE4402 Software Engineering Project Management teaches you es- sential concepts, principles, and techniques relating to the project management as- pects of software engineering. Software project management is of paramount im- portance to the success of software development projects. As revealed by the 2004 CHAOS Report from US analysts the Standish Group <http://www.standishgroup. com>, there was US$55 billion in waste, US$38 billion in lost value and US$17 billion in cost over-runs for information technology projects in the U.S. in 2004. In Australia, as described in an article titled “Software Calamities Come at a High Price” in The Aus- tralian on 30 Nov. 2004, the potential of software project failure due to improper project managment is formidable. For example, the National Australia Bank announced in Nov. 2004 that it would write off $409 million in value from its key information technology sys- tems. Earlier in 2004, Melbourne’s RMIT University announced that they would spend $11 million re-implementing a failed student enrolment system. If that is not enough, Sydney Water wrote off $61 million on its now-abandoned customer records system last year due to its failure to understand the complexity of its customer implementa- tion and billing service. All these data reveal one fact, that is, project management is tremendously important to the success of software development projects. That is the theme of this study book.
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Agile Software Development in Global Software Engineering

Agile Software Development in Global Software Engineering

In conclusion, this paper demonstrates the applicability of agile methods in Global software development. We examined the current research literature to determine the benefits and challenges of agile practices in distributed development. After reviewing the current research on the use of agile practices we can say that there is the possibility of applying agile methods in GSE. Agile software development can be beneficial with respect to Global software engineering and gives a no. of benefits like better coordination and communication, product visibility, trust, customer involvement, early problem identification, clarification of requirements etc. Communication, Language barrier, different culture, lack of trust, personnel selection are the main challenges usually faced in global software engineering and regardless of these challenges the software companies are successfully applying agile methods in their distributed development. The results of this study suggests that implementation of agile methods in distributed environment by means of appropriate tool support can helps in mitigating these challenges. Various software industries are getting benefits in distributed agile development with the usage of computer mediated tools like videoconferencing, emails, Skype, wikis etc. In future work empirical investigation can be done in order to identified more challenges and strategies in Agile global software development. In this paper we had not focused on the mitigation strategies to deal with the challenges that are being faced by distributed teams. Therefore for future work an framework should be developed that contains the information regarding various challenges in a particular Global software development context and mitigation strategies for these challenges.
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Classification of Components in Software Engineering and Objectives of Component Based Software Engineering

Classification of Components in Software Engineering and Objectives of Component Based Software Engineering

Component based software engineering (CBSE) is a known as well as evaluated technique in software engineering. The technique was inherited from the object based method. Furthermore, it includes the idea of middleware, software architectures and also Architecture Meaning Languages. The software engineering self-control was not component based till somebody took the inspiration from other branches of engineering like civil and also electrical to develop systems from components. It was challenging to make a straight change of principles of traditional engineering into software engineering. The term component was not as problematic for timeless engineering as its significance was well comprehended within the essential principles. However, with software engineering, there have been different presumptions on components. Ever since the evolvement of components in software engineering, CBSE has failed to define a clear concept of software components. Though there are various study operating in this field, the majority of them have actually struggled to bring out an usual understanding of the components.
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Software Engineering for SOA

Software Engineering for SOA

Software Engineering – Reuse Framework, Component Model for Complex Systems, used in various Industries including Philips, Image Systems, Volantis Systems Research, etc., SPI, Testing, Software Product Line Engineering, Maturity model for CBSE and SOA • Cloud Computing and Big Data – Cloud Computing Adaption

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Secure Software Engineering

Secure Software Engineering

authentication, invalid authorization, incorrect use of cryptography, failure to protect data, and failure to carefully partition applications. But most are caused by simple oversight that leads to defect types such as declaration er- rors, logic errors, loop control errors, conditional expressions errors, failure to validate input, interface specification errors, configuration errors, and failure to understand basic security issues. In a recent interview, Alan Paller, direc- tor of research at the SANS Institute, “expressed frustration with the fact that everything on the [SANS Institute Top 20 Internet Security] vulnerability list is a result of poor coding, testing and sloppy software engineering. These are not ‘bleeding edge’ problems, as an in- nocent bystander might easily assume. Technical solutions exist to them all, but they are simply not implemented.”
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Software engineering: a roadmap

Software engineering: a roadmap

We do not aim to provide a summary of the overall state- of-the-art in software engineering. The reader interested in a general introduction should refer to the many excellent textbooks that are available. Best known, and a good starting point, are [5], [3] and [2], all of which are reasonably up to date. [1] affords a good start to the broader literature. The research literature on software engineering is readily available. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (IEEE-TSE) and ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology (ACM-TOSEM) are the principal archival journals. There are a large number of specialised journals including for example Automated Software Engineering (ASE), Requirements Engineering Journal (REJ), Software Process Journal (SPJ). IEEE Software plays an important role in bridging between the ÔpureÕ research literature and practitioner-oriented articles. The International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) is the flagship conference of the software engineering community; papers in this conference are generally of a high standard and the proceedings reflect a broad view of research across software engineering. The European Software Engineering Conferences (ESEC) and the Foundations of Software Engineering Conferences (FSE), which are held jointly in alternate years, are similar to ICSE though have tended historically to have a slightly more ÔtheoreticalÕ orientation. There are a large number of specialised conferences and workshops ranging from established meetings such as the International Workshop on Software Specification and Design, International Software Architecture Workshop, International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis to the Ôhot-topicÕ workshops held in conjunction with ICSE. There are excellent resources on the web (links are provided on the web site associated with this volume). General software engineering announcements are distributed through the community- wide ÒseworldÓ mailing list.
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Software Engineering and Development

Software Engineering and Development

ACM Classification Keywords: D. Software – D.2 SOFTWARE ENGINEERING – D.2.8 Metrics (Process metrics, Product metrics), D.2.9 Management (Cost estimation, Life cycle, Productivity, Software process models, Time estimation); K. Computing Milieux – K.6 MANAGEMENT OF COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS – K.6.1 Project and People Management (Life cycle, Staffing), K.6.3 Software Management (Software process), K.6.4 System Management (Management audit)

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MSC IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

MSC IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

This unit intends to introduce students to the research topics and techniques that are commonly employed in software engineering and telecommunication science. Students will be exposed to the principles of report writing, literature reviewing, and research designs and approaches. These research approaches will include the design of data collection and analysis methods, as well as representation and interpretation of the results. An introduction to tools facilitating quantitative and qualitative analysis will also be provided. The unit is enriched with a number of exercises, case studies and discussions and concludes with practical guidelines of how to write a successful dissertation.
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Software Engineering Program

Software Engineering Program

» The faculty in these three groups provide expertise in Software Acquisition, Software Management, Software Economics, and Systems Engineering.. Software Engineering Program[r]

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MS IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

MS IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

Software Engineering is a creative discipline, combining art and science, requiring leadership and pragmatism. Our focus is not to train, but to educate. We help students build a strong foundation of theory and best-practice knowledge, which they can apply in a variety of technical and business environments today and in the future.

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Software Engineering 2004

Software Engineering 2004

In 1998, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Computer Society of the Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE-CS) convened a joint-curriculum task force called Computing Curricula 2001, or CC2001 for short. In its original charge, the CC2001 Task Force was asked to develop a set of curricular guidelines that would “match the latest developments of computing technologies in the past decade and endure through the next decade.” This task force came to recognize early in the process that they—as a group primarily composed of computer scientists—were ill-equipped to produce guidelines that would cover computing technologies in their entirety. Over the past fifty years, computing has become an extremely broad designation that extends well beyond the boundaries of computer science to encompass such independent disciplines as computer engineering, software engineering, information systems, and many others. Given the breadth of that domain, the curriculum task force concluded that no group representing a single specialty could hope to do justice to computing as a whole. At the same time, feedback they received on their initial draft made it clear that the computing education community strongly favored a report that did take into account the breadth of the discipline.
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Software Engineering 2014

Software Engineering 2014

The choice of domain (or domains) is a local consideration and, in many cases, may be left up to the student. Domains can include other branches of engineering, the natural sciences, social sciences, business, and the humanities. No one domain should be considered more important to software engineering programs than another. The study of certain domains may necessitate additional supporting courses, such as particular areas of mathematics and computer science as well as deeper areas of software engineering. This guideline does not preclude the possibility of designing courses or programs that deeply integrate the teaching of domain knowledge with the teaching of software engineering. In fact, such an approach would be innovative. For example, an institution could have courses called “Telecommunications Software Engineering,” “Aerospace Software Engineering,” “Information Systems Software Engineering,” or “Software Engineering of Sound and Music Systems.” However, in such cases, great care must be taken to ensure that depth is not sacrificed in either SE or the domain. The risk is that the instructor, the instructional material, or the presentation may not have adequate depth in one or the other area.
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IMPORTANCE OF SOFTWARE QUALITY MODELS IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

IMPORTANCE OF SOFTWARE QUALITY MODELS IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

The purpose of this paper is to identify the importance quality in software engineering when the projects or products are developed. The degree to which a component, system or process meets specified requirements and/or user/customer needs and expectations is the quality. The totality of functionality and features of a software product that bear on its ability to satisfy stated or implied needs is software quality. Some even say that ‘quality’ cannot be defined and some say that it can be defined but only in a particular context. Some even state confidently that ‘quality is lack of bugs’. In this paper we discuss about the quality and the quality models.
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Software engineering and their conflicts in development of software

Software engineering and their conflicts in development of software

In software engineering there are many different uses that will be mainly helpful in the development of suitable software that is required by the particular user in order to achieve the reliability of the user. So natively we used the technique called we use an adaptive testing strategy for testing software components. This strategy (AT_RLSEc with c indicating components) applies a recursive least squares estimation (RLSE) method to estimate parameters such as failure detection rate. It is different from the genetic algorithm-based adaptive testing (AT_GA) where a genetic algorithm is used for parameter estimation. By using this method we will not be getting the desired result so there will be some defects in the software. To overcome these defects we use qualitative and quantitative approaches, the points until the separately generated results are interpreted. It will show efficiency of the conflicts and risks that are presented that are occurred by using the existing approach. So t will be helping the developers to give perfect software that is required by the user.
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SE 367 Software Engineering Basics of Software Engineering

SE 367 Software Engineering Basics of Software Engineering

The short version of the code summarizes aspirations at a high level of the abstraction; the clauses that are included in the full version give examples and details of how these aspirations change the way we act as software engineering professionals. Without the aspirations, the details can become way we act as software engineering professionals. Without the aspirations, the details can become legalistic and tedious; without the details, the aspirations can become high sounding but empty; together, the aspirations and the details form a cohesive code.

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Studios in software engineering education

Studios in software engineering education

get through it, or the structure of nice slides”. He then went on to say that, at some point, he asked himself “am I really communicating concepts? What are they actually learning?” This was followed by a discussion where he stated that he eventually got bored by the traditional mode of lecture-based teaching, real- ising that lectures may not be the best way to teach software engineering; this was further clarified with a discussion about how learning software engineering in sterile environments can be boring, unless you experience it. It was argued that the benefits of software engineering practices can largely only be experienced on large or complex projects. Finally, the trigger event that caused him to propose a studio approach was an activity at an annual course review where he and some colleagues were asked how they would improve a degree course. The result of that ideation session was this software engineering studio, presented throughout this chapter, which created “palpable excitement” in the department.
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A Software Engineering Paradigm for Software as a Service

A Software Engineering Paradigm for Software as a Service

ABSTRACT: The Software as a Service model of Cloud Computing offers economies of scale through the pay per use model; however, it renders the modern software very different from traditional software. Hence, there is a need to adapt Software Engineering approach in a manner that will make the development process and delivery of Software as a Service more efficient and of high quality. After performing literature review, a classification of ongoing research in this direction of adaptation is presented. Various research gaps in the areas of software development process, software reengineering, measurement, metrics, and quality models targeted at Software as a Service are identified, which can be a first step towards the definition of standards and guidelines for Software as a Service development.
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Overview of Software Engineering and the Software Development Process

Overview of Software Engineering and the Software Development Process

4. For example, word-processing software developed using the incremental paradigm might deliver basic file management, editing, and document production functions in the first increment; more sophisticated editing and document production capabilities in the second increment; spelling and grammar checking in the third increment; and advanced page layout capability in the fourth increment.

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DEPARTMENT OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

DEPARTMENT OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

AiM: To introduce the student to the fundamentals of computers and information systems, computer organisation and data processing. Knowledge attained from this forms a foundation to most of their second and third level subjects. The content covered for this subject was carefully selected to introduce all aspects of the different specialisation fields in the icT faculty which serves as a guideline for the students when they start with their specialisation field in the second level. This subject covers a vast spectrum of information, information systems and technology which includes teaching students to become computer literate, understanding parts of the computer, the Use of internet, building Application Software, Networking and security in the business world. The subject is presented in two modes: Theory classes – to coordinate and integrate learning material, and Practical sessions – for word applications and excel spreadsheets. (Total tuition time: ± 90 hours)
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