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Software Technology. 10 Years of Innovation in IEEE Computer

  • ID: 4420495
  • Book
  • August 2018
  • Region: Global
  • 384 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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A comprehensive collection of influential articles from one of IEEE Computer magazine s most popular columns

This book is a compendium of extended and revised publications that have appeared in the Software Technologies column of IEEE Computer magazine, which covers key topics in software engineering such as software development, software correctness and related techniques, cloud computing, self–managing software and self–aware systems. Emerging properties of software technology are also discussed in this book, which will help refine the developing framework for creating the next generation of software technologies and help readers predict future developments and challenges in the field.

Software Technology provides guidance on the challenges of developing software today and points readers to where the best advances are being made. Filled with one insightful article after another, the book serves to inform the conversation about the next wave of software technology advances and applications. In addition, the book:

  • Introduces the software landscape and challenges associated with emerging technologies
  • Covers the life cycle of software products, including concepts, requirements, development, testing, verification, evolution, and security
  • Contains rewritten and updated articles by leaders in the software industry
  • Covers both theoretical and practical topics

Informative and thought–provoking throughout, Software Technology is a valuable book for everyone in the software engineering community that will inspire as much as it will teach all who flip through its pages.

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List of Contributors

Part 1: The Software Landscape

Chapter 1: Software Crisis 2.0
Brian Fitzgerald

Chapter 2: Simplicity as a Driver for Agile Innovation
Tiziana Margaria and Bernhard Steffen

Chapter 3: Inter–Component Dependency Issues in Software Ecosystems
Maëlick Claes, Alexandre Decan, and Tom Mens

Chapter 4: Triangulation Research Dissemination Methods: A Three Pronged Approach to Close the Research/Practice Divide
Sarah Beecham, Ita Richardson, Ian Sommerville, Padraig O Leary, Sean Baker, and John Noll

Part 2: Autonomous Software Systems

Chapter 5: Apoptotic Computing: Programmed Death by Default for Software Technologies
Roy Sterritt and Mike Hinchey

Chapter 6: Requirements Engineering for Adaptive and Self–Adaptive Systems
Emil Vassev and Mike Hinchey

Chapter 7: Toward Artificial Intelligence through Knowledge Representation for Awareness
Emil Vassev and Mike Hinchey 

Part 3: Software Development and Evolution

Chapter 8: Continuous Model–Driven Engineering
Tiziana Margaria, Anna–Lena Lamprecht, and Bernhard Steffen

Chapter 9: Rethinking Functional Requirements: A Novel Approach Categorizing System and Software Requirements
Manfred Broy

Chapter 10: The Power of Ten Rules for Developing Safety Critical Code
Gerard J. Holzmann

Chapter 11: Seven Principles of Software Testing
Bertrand Meyer

Chapter 12: Analyzing the Evolution of Database Usage in Data–Intensive Software Systems
Loup Meurice, Mathieu Goeminne, Tom Mens, Csaba Nagy, Alexandre Decan, and Anthony Cleve

Part 4: Software Product Lines and Variability

Chapter 13: Dynamic Software Product Lines
Sven Hallsteinsen, Mike Hinchey, Sooyong Park, and Klaus Schmid

Chapter 14: Cutting–Edge Topics in Dynamic Software Variability
Rafael Capilla, Jan Bosch, and Mike Hinchey

Part 5: Formal Methods

Chapter 15: The Quest for Formal Methods in Software Product Line Engineering
Reiner Hähnle and Ina Schaefer

Chapter 16: Formality, Agility, Security, and Evolution in Software Engineering
Jonathan P. Bowen, Mike Hinchey, Helge Janicke, Martin Ward, and Hussein Zedan

Part 6: Cloud Computing

Chapter 17: Cloud Computing: An Exploration of Factors Impacting Adoption
Lorraine Morgan and Kieran Conboy

Chapter 18: A Model–Centric Approach to the Design of Resource–Aware Cloud Applications
Reiner Hähnle and Einar Broch Johnsen


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Mike Hinchey
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