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Beyond programming : to a new era of design

Author: Bruce I Blum
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Series: Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory series in science and engineering.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides a unique examination of the software development process, arguing that the discipline, still dominated by methods conceived in the framework of older technologies, must undergo a fundamental re-examination of its guiding principles in order for significant progress to take place. To gain fresh insights into how to direct future research, the book explores the scientific foundations of computer  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce I Blum
ISBN: 0195091604 9780195091601
OCLC Number: 32166586
Description: xvi, 423 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. In the Tradition --
2. The Philosophy of Science --
3. Discovery and Design --
4. A Foundation for Design --
5. Problem Solving --
6. Activity, Reflection, Context --
7. The Design Process --
8. Participatory Design --
9. The Software Process --
10. Design Methods --
11. Adaptive Design --
12. A Case Study
Series Title: Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory series in science and engineering.
Responsibility: Bruce I. Blum.
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Providing an examination of the software development process, this book asserts that software development is guided by methods conceived in the framework of an older technology. It explores the  Read more...

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Of interest to software engineers, software researchers, teachers and graduate students. * Aslib Book Guide, Vol.61, no.9, September 1996. *

 
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