Software Engineering: History

Authored by: David Alan Grier

Encyclopedia of Software Engineering

Print publication date:  November  2010
Online publication date:  November  2010

Print ISBN: 9781420059779
eBook ISBN: 9781351249270
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Software engineering has its roots in the difficulties of developing large software systems but has grown into a field that specifies, designs, creates, deploys, and maintains software systems. In developing its methods, it has drawn heavily from other engineering fields, notably industrial engineering and quality control.

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