16.355 Concepts in the Engineering of Software
Reading and discussion on issues in the engineering of software systems and software development project design. Includes the present state of software engineering, what has been tried in the past, what worked, what did not, and why. Topics may differ in each offering, but are chosen from the software process and life cycle; requirements and specifications; design principles; testing, formal analysis, and reviews; quality management and assessment; product and process metrics; COTS and reuse; evolution and maintenance; team organization and people management; and software engineering aspects of programming languages.
This class has no prerequisites.
16.355 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by N. G. Leveson.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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