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Software evolution

Author: Tom Mens; Serge Demeyer
Publisher: New York ; London : Springer, 2008.
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Software has become omnipresent and vital in our information-based society, so all software producers should assume responsibility for its reliability. While "reliable" originally assumed implementations that were effective and mainly error-free, additional issues like adaptability and maintainability have gained equal importance recently. For example, the 2004 ACM/IEEE Software Engineering Curriculum Guidelines  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Software evolution.
New York ; London : Springer, 2008
(OCoLC)180479126
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Mens; Serge Demeyer
ISBN: 9783540764403 3540764402 9783540764397 3540764399
OCLC Number: 233973673
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 347 pages) : illustrations
Contents: And Roadmap: History and Challenges of Software Evolution --
and Roadmap: History and Challenges of Software Evolution --
Understanding and Analysing Software Evolution --
Identifying and Removing Software Clones --
Analysing Software Repositories to Understand Software Evolution --
Predicting Bugs from History --
Reengineering of Legacy Systems --
Object-Oriented Reengineering --
Migration of Legacy Information Systems --
Architectural Transformations: From Legacy to Three-Tier and Services --
Novel Trends in Software Evolution --
On the Interplay Between Software Testing and Evolution and its Effect on Program Comprehension --
Evolution Issues in Aspect-Oriented Programming --
Software Architecture Evolution --
Empirical Studies of Open Source Evolution.
Responsibility: Tom Mens, Serge Demeyer.

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This book focuses on novel trends in software evolution research and its relations with other emerging disciplines. Mens and Demeyer, both authorities in the field of software evolution, do not  Read more...

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