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Chap 1: types of software: system: progs to service other programs, either determinate or indet. info., heavy interaction w/ hardware, multiple user usage, concurrent operations, require scheduling, resource sharing, complicated process management, complex data structs, multiple extern. interfaces. application: standalone progs solve a specific business need, facilitates business ops or management/tech. decision making, controls business funcs in real time, e.g. point of sale. engineering/scientific: number crunching algs, now also design, system simulation, interactive apps, take on real time & system software characts. embedded: resides in product or system, implement & control features for end-user & system itself, limited, esoteric functions (keypad for microwave), or significant & control capability (functions in car like feul control, brakes). product-line: specific capability for use by different customers, esoteric marketplace (inventory control products), address mass consumer markets (word processing, multimedia, financial apps). web apps: set of linked gypertext files, evolving into sophisticated computing environments, provide standalone features, computing functions, content to end user, also integrated w/ corporate databases & business apps. AI: nonnumerical algs to solve complex problems, not amenable to computation or analysis, robotics, pattern recognition, neural networks. ubiquitous computing: wireless. netsourcing: apps that benefit targeted end users over www. open source: distribution of source code for system apps so customers can make local mods. failure curves: hardware: bathtub, bad at beginning when defects hurt & at end, time hurts it. software: should be idealized & approach 0, defects will be corrected, doesn’t wear out but deteriorates. Chap 2: generic framework activities: communication: w/ customer & stakeholders, includes requirements gathering, etc. planning: est. plan for soft. eng. work following, describes tasks conducted, risks likely, resources required, work products produced, schedule. modeling: models that allow developer & cust. to understand soft. req. & design to achieve them. construction: combines code generation & testing to uncover errors. deployment: delivery to cust. for eval. & feedback. CMMI: capability maturity model integration: proc meta-model defines proc characteristics that should exist if org wants to est soft proc that’s complete, specific goals: establish characteristics that exist if activities implied by a process area are to be effective. specific practices: refine goal into process-related acts. sg1: estab. estimates, sp’s: estimate scope, establish estimates of work product & task attribute, define life cycle, det. estimates of effort & cost; sg2: develop proj. plan, sp’s: est. budget & sched., ident proj risks, plan data manag, plan proj resources, plan needed knowledge & skills, plan stakeholder involvement, est proj plan; sg3: obtain commitment to plan, sp’s: review plans that affect proj, reconcile work & resource levels, obtain plan commitment.
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course COMP 450 taught by Professor Yeager during the Spring '08 term at Grove City.

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