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Rules and Tools for Software Evolution Planning and Management

Lehman, M. M. and Fernandez-Ramil, J. (2006). Rules and Tools for Software Evolution Planning and Management. In: Madhavji, N. M.; Fernandez-Ramil, J. and Perry, D. E. eds. Software Evolution and Feedback - Theory and Practice. Chichester, England: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., pp. 539–563.

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Abstract

About the book: In summary, the book covers conceptual, phenomenological, empirical, technological and theoretical aspects of the field of software evolution - with contributions from the leading experts.

This book delivers an up-to-date scientific understanding of what software evolution is, to show why it is inevitable for real world applications, and it demonstrates the role of feedback in software development and maintenance. The book also addresses some of the phenomenological and technological underpinnings and includes rules and guidelines for increased software evolvability and, in general, sustainability of the evolution process.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0-470-87180-6, 978-0-470-87180-5
Keywords: Lehman's laws of software evolution, management, software engineering, software evolution, software maintenance.
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 8246
Depositing User: Juan Fernandez-Ramil
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2007
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:00
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/8246
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