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Contents of

Software State-of-the-Art:
Selected Papers

by Tom DeMarco and Timothy Lister

ISBN: 978-0-932633-14-9  
©1990  584 pages   hardcover  
$45.95 (plus shipping)

Subject(s): Software Design, Software Industry, Software Testing

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Editor's Preface

Part I: Management

1 Overstructured Management of Software Engineering
Gerald M. Weinberg

2 No Silver Bullet: Essence and Accidents of Software
Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.

3 Understanding and Controlling Software Costs
Barry W. Boehm and Philip N. Papaccio

4 Characterizing the Software Process: A Maturity Framework
Watts S. Humphrey

5 The Computer Software Industry in Japan
Denji Tajima and Tomoo Matsubara

6 Inside the Japanese Software Industry
Denji Tajima and Tomoo Matsubara

7 The Information Archipelago - Maps and Bridges
James L. McKenney and F. Warren McFarlan

8 The Dynamics of Software Project Staffing:
A System Dynamics Based Simulation Approach
Tarek K. Abdel-Hamid

9 Reflections on Software Research
Dennis M. Ritchie

Part II: Measurement

10 A Meta-Model for Software Development Resource
John W. Bailey and Victor R. Basili

11 Function Point Analysis: Difficulties and Improvements
Charles R. Symons

12 A Model for Estimating Program Size and Its Evaluation
Minoru Itakura and Akio Takayanagi

13 Demographic and Technical Trends in the Computing
T. Capers Jones

Part III: Methods

14 A Software Development Environment for Improving
Barry W. Boehm, Maria H. Penedo, E. Don Stuckle,
Robert D. Williams, and Arthur B. Pyster

15 Box Structured Information Systems
H. D. Mills, R. C. Linger, and A. R. Hevner

16 Cleanroom Software Development: An Empirical
Richard W. Selby, Victor R. Basili, and F. Terry Baker

17 Practical Priorities in System Testing
Nathan H. Petschenik

18 Software-ICs: A Plan for Building Reusable Software
Lamar Ledbetter and Brad Cox

19 Frame-Based Software Engineering
Paul G. Bassett

20 Software Engineering with Reusable Designs and Code
Robert G. Lanergan and Charles A. Grasso

21 STATEMATE: A Working Environment
for the Development of Complex Reactive Systems
D. Harel, H. Lachover, A. Naamad, A. Pnueli,
M. Politi, R. Sherman, and A. Shtul-Trauring

22 Modula-2 - A Solution to Pascal's Problems
Roger T. Sumner and R. E. Gleaves

23 A Rational Design Process: How and Why to Fake it
David Lorge Parnas and Paul C. Clements

Part IV: News From Left Field

24 Self-Assessment Procedure IX
Eric A. Weiss, editor, and Donn B. Parker

25 IBM's Santa Teresa Laboratory -
Architectural Design for Program Development
Gerald M. McCue

26 Composing Letters with a Simulated Listening Typewriter
John D. Gould, John Conti, and Todd Hovanyecz

27 Ray Tracing Jell-O Brand Gelatin
Paul S. Heckbert

28 Fifteen Years of Psychology in Software Engineering:
Individual Differences and Cognitive Science
Bill Curtis

29 Breakdowns and Processes During the
Early Activities of Software Design by Professionals
Ramonde Guindon, Herb Krasner, and Bill Curtis

30 The Real Ada, Countess of Lovelace
Carol L. James and Duncan E. Morrill

31 The Errors of TEX
Donald E. Knuth

Author Index

Subject Index

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