Ser515
Software Enterprise: Inception & Elaboration

Topical Class Schedule

The topical units below outline the materials covered in Ser515. References and links to background readings, class notes, lab exercises, or study questions are included where appropriate to cover the unit's material.

Week 1: (Aug 22)

Week 2: (Aug 29)

    Professional Software Engineering and Software Processes

  • Text Readings for the week: Sommerville Chapter 1.1 Professional Software Development, and Chapter 2 Software Processes.
  • Critical Review PSP
    1. PSP The Personal Software Process

Week 3: (Sept 12)

Week 4: (Sept 26)

Week 5: (Oct 3)

Week 6: (Oct 17)

Week 7: (Oct 24)

Week 8: (Oct 31)

    Testing

  • Text Reading for the week: Sommerville Chapter 8 Testing.
  • Critical Reviews -- Context of Formalisms in Software Engineering
    1. Wing Teaching Mathematics to Software Engineers.

Week 9: (Nov 7)

    Software Metrics

  • Text Reading for the week: Sommerville Sections 24.4 Quality Management and Agile, and 24.5 to end of Chapter 24 (Software Measurement).
  • Critical Reviews -- Metrics 1
    1. Bollin and Tabareh Predictive Software Measures based on Z-Specifications: A Case Study.
    2. Software Measurement (pdf)

Week 10: (Nov 14)

    Software Evolution

  • Text Reading for the week: Sommerville Chapter 9 Software Evolution.
  • Critical Reviews -- Metrics 2
    1. Lee Software measurement and software metrics in software quality.

Week 11 (Nov 21)

Week 12 (Nov 28)

    Final Exam
  • Final Exam in Class


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