Encyclopedia of Software Engineering, 2 Volume Set, 2nd Edition
Covering all aspects of engineering for practitioners who design, write, or test computer programs, this updated edition explores all the issues and principles of software design and engineering. With terminology that adheres to the standard set by The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the book features over 500 entries in 35 taxonomic areas, as well as biographies of over 100 personalities who have made an impact in the field.
"...a landmark publication a model for other specialized encyclopedias...highly recommended...this is a superb reference source, which has no competitors." (E-Streams, Vol.5, No. 12, December 2002)
"...the most comprehensive reference for software engineering I have ever seen...suitable for libraries..." (Computing Reviews)