OBJECTIVES
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CHAPTER
3
Engineering of
Software
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Understand the rationale behind the need to establish a discipline in soft-
ware engineering.
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Analyze the main causes of software project failures.
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Give an example of software product failures.
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Understand the term software engineering as it was introduced at the 1968
NATO conference.
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Define the concepts of software engineering and of professionalism.
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Review the software engineering code of ethics.
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Discuss the sets of principles and foundations of software engineering put
forward by Alan Davis, Walker Royce, and Anthony Wasserman.
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