Exam1_cs421_v2MIDTERM

Exam1_cs421_v2MIDTERM - C S/SWE421Fall2010 Mid-term...

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CS/SWE 421 Fall 2010 Mid-term Examination Version B Student Name:___________________________________ Student G#: ________________________ Student Signature for Honor Code: ________________________________
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Part 1. Short answer (you may use bullet points) 1. Recall the bathtub-shaped curve of the relationship between time (x-axis) and failure rate (y-axis) of hardware. Discuss how 1) this curve is similar to the same curve for software and how 2) this curve is different from the same curve for software. (6 pts) 2. What is a problem with having a lot of dependencies (as opposed to simple associations) in class diagrams? (4 pts) 3. Describe the difference between agile and prescriptive models of software development. (6 pts)
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1. Describe the spiral development model. Then, explain what types of software projects are best suited to this type of model. (10 pts). 2. List 5 properties of the eXtreme programming methodology that we have discussed in class. For each property describe the associated benefit. (15 pts)
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Part 2. Diagrams 1. Draw a UML Class Diagram for the following Student Record System below. Make sure you document all variable and method types (arguments and return).
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