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An undergraduate programme in software engineering

  • M. F. Bott
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 423)

Abstract

The paper describes an undergraduate curriculum in software engineering which has been developed in close consultation with the software industry. The UK context of such a programme is described and compared to the position in the USA. The programme is noteworthy for its emphasis on design, the use of Ada as the main programming language, and the emphasis on quality.

Keywords

Software Engineering Software Engineer Group Project Information Hiding Professional Body 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. F. Bott
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity College of WalesPenglais, AberystwythUK

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