Handbook of Research on Software Engineering and Productivity Technologies: Implications of Globalization

Handbook of Research on Software Engineering and Productivity Technologies: Implications of Globalization

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Release Date: August, 2009|Copyright: © 2010 |Pages: 556
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-731-7
ISBN13: 9781605667317|ISBN10: 1605667315|EISBN13: 9781605667324
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Description:

Global software development and productivity related technologies are the key to today's globalization with new technologies and concepts being developed continually. In such an ever-evolving environment, teachers, researchers, and professionals in the discipline need access to the most current information about the concepts, issues, trends, and technologies in this emerging field.

The Handbook of Research on Software Engineering and Productivity Technologies: Implications of Globalization provides an authoritative collection of international research on software engineering and enterprise systems. Presenting unique coverage of topics such as agile software engineering, requirements traceability, and distributed software development, this Handbook of Research offers an innovative repository of knowledge useful to academicians, practitioners, and researchers in various related fields.

Coverage:

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Agile requirements engineering practices
  • Agile Software Engineering
  • Distributed Database Management Systems
  • Distributed Software Development
  • Embedded automotive software
  • Future trends of software product lines
  • Globalization of software engineering
  • Purchaser-centered software engineering
  • Requirements engineering in a model-based methodology
  • Software industry analysis model
  • Software metrics evaluation
  • Tools and techniques for model based testing
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In light of the significant and fast emerging challenges that software engineers face today, the editors of this book have done an outstanding job in selecting the contents of this book. I am confident that this book will provide an appreciated contribution to the software engineering community. It has the potential to become one of the main reference points for the years to come.

– Michael Rosemann, Queensland University, Australia
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Muthu Ramachandran is currently a Principal Lecturer in Computing and Information Systems Group, The Faculty of Arts, Environment and Technology, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK. Previously, he spent nearly eight years in industrial research (Philips Research Labs and Volantis Systems Ltd, Surrey, UK) where he worked on software architecture, reuse, and testing. Prior to that, he was teaching at Liverpool John Moores University and received his PhD from Lancaster University. His first career started as a research scientist from India Space Research Labs where he worked on real time systems development projects. Muthu is an author of a book called Software Components: Guidelines and Applications, (Nova Publishers, NY, USA, 2008). He is also an edited co-author of a book on Handbook of research in software engineering, (IGI, 2010). He has also widely published articles on journals, chapters, and conferences on various advanced topics on software engineering and education. He did his Masters degrees from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India. Muthu is also a member of various professional organisations and computer societies: IEEE, ACM, BCS, Fellow of HEA.
Rogerio Atem de Carvalho (PhD) is a teacher, researcher, and Innovation Coordinator with the Instituto Federal Fluminense (IFF), Brazil, and a Brazilian representative at both IFIP Working Group and IEEE SMC Society Technical Committee on Enterprise Information Systems. He holds a BSc in computer science and a DSc in industrial engineering. His technical interests and publishing areas include free software, ERP, ECM, project management, and decision support systems.
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