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Chapter 1 Introduction Slide 2 Topics covered Professional software development What is meant by “ software engineering” . Software engineering ethics A brief introduction to ethical issues that affect software engineering. Case studies An introduction to three examples that are used in later chapters in the book.
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Chapter 1 Introduction Slide 3 The economies of ALL developed nations are dependent on software. More and more systems are software controlled. Software engineering is concerned with theories , methods and tools for professional software development. Software engineering expenditure represents a significant fraction of GNP in all developed countries. Software engineering
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Chapter 1 Introduction Slide 4 Software costs often dominate computer system costs * . The costs of software on a PC are often greater than the hardware cost. Software costs more to maintain than it does to develop * . For systems with a long life, maintenance costs may be several times development costs. Software engineering is concerned with cost- effective software development. * See Boehm, Software Engineering Economics , Prentice Hall, 1981. Software costs
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Chapter 1 Introduction Slide 5 Barry Boehm, Software Engineering Economics , Prentice Hall, 1981.
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Chapter 1 Introduction Slide 6 FAQs about software engineering What is software ? What are the attributes of good software ? What is software engineering ? What are the fundamental software engineering process activities ? What is the difference between software engineering and computer science ? What is the difference between software engineering and system engineering ? (cont’d)
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Chapter 1 Introduction Slide 7 FAQs about software engineering (cont’d) What are the key challenges facing software engineering? What are the costs of software engineering? What are the best software engineering techniques and methods ? What differences has the web made to software engineering?
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Chapter 1 Introduction Slide 8 What is software ? Computer programs and associated documentation . Software products may be developed for a particular customer or may be developed for a general market . Generic products - developed to be sold to any customer wishing to buy them. Specification owned by developer and change decisions made by developer Customized products – commissioned by specific customers to meet their needs. Specification owned by customer and change requirements identified by customer
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Introduction Slide 9 What are the attributes of good software ? In general, “good” software should. .. deliver the required functionality and
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