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The mythical man-month : essays on software engineering

Author: Frederick P Brooks, Jr.
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., [1975]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The orderly Sweet-Williams are dismayed at their son's fondness for the messy pastime of gardening.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brooks, Frederick P. (Frederick Phillips).
Mythical man-month.
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., [1975]
(OCoLC)755312687
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick P Brooks, Jr.
ISBN: 0201006502 9780201006506
OCLC Number: 1201368
Description: xi, 195 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The Tar Pit --
2. The Mythical Man-Month --
3. The Surgical Team --
4. Aristocracy, Democracy, and System Design --
5. The Second-System Effect --
6. Passing the Word --
7. Why Did the Tower of Babel Fail? --
8. Calling the Shot --
9. Ten Pounds in a Five-Pound Sack --
10. The Documentary Hypothesis --
11. Plan to Throw One Away --
12. Sharp Tools --
13. The Whole and the Parts --
14. Hatching a Castrophe --
15. The Other Face --
16. No Silver Bullet --
Essence and Accident --
17. "No Silver Bullet" ReFired --
18. Propositions of The Mythical Man-Month: True or False? --
19. The Mythical Man-Month After 20 Years. Epilogue.
Responsibility: Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.

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The orderly Sweet-Williams are dismayed at their son's fondness for the messy pastime of gardening.

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