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IEEE Computer Society Real-World Software Engineering Problems: A Self-Study Guide for Today's Software Professional

ISBN: 978-0-471-71051-6
328 pages
July 2006, Wiley-IEEE Computer Society Press
IEEE Computer Society Real-World Software Engineering Problems: A Self-Study Guide for Today
Key problems for the IEEE Computer Society Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP) Certification Program

IEEE Computer Society Real-World Software Engineering Problems helps prepare software engineering professionals for the IEEE Computer Society Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP) Certification Program. The book offers workable, real-world sample problems with solutions to help readers solve common problems. In addition to its role as the definitive preparation guide for the IEEE Computer Society Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP) Certification Program, this resource also serves as an appropriate guide for graduate-level courses in software engineering or for professionals interested in sharpening or refreshing their skills.

The book includes a comprehensive collection of sample problems, each of which includes the problem's statement, the solution, an explanation, and references.

Topics covered include:
* Engineering economics
* Test
* Ethics
* Maintenance
* Professional practice
* Software configuration
* Standards
* Quality assurance
* Requirements
* Metrics
* Software design
* Tools and methods
* Coding
* SQA and V & V

IEEE Computer Society Real-World Software Engineering Problems offers an invaluable guide to preparing for the IEEE Computer Society Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP) Certification Program for software professionals, as well as providing students with a practical resource for coursework or general study.
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Preface:

How was this book developed?

What is the Computer Society's Software Development Professional Exam?

What are the target audiences?

How is this book structured?

How are problems and their answers structured?

How to use this book.

A.Engineering Economics.

B.Ethics.

C.Professional Practice.

D.Standards.

A.Requirements.

B.Software Design.

C.Coding.

D.Test.

E.Maintenance.

F.Software COnfiguration.

G.QA.

H.Metrics.

I.Tools and Methods.

J.SQA and V&V.

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J. FERNANDO NAVEDA is cofounder and Chair of the Department of Software Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology, where he has been since 1993. He was a visiting scientist at the Software Engineering Institute and has held faculty positions at The University of Scranton and The University of Kansas. Naveda's research interests include software design and software engineering process. An IEEE Computer Society Certified Software Development Professional, he is involved in the IEEE Computer Society's efforts to develop standards and training materials for the certification of software engineering professionals.

STEPHEN B. SEIDMAN is Dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the University of Central Arkansas. He has held administrative and faculty positions at New Jersey Institute of Technology, Auburn University, Colorado State University, and George Mason University. Seidman's research interests are in software architectures and formal methods. An IEEE Computer Society Certified Software Development Professional, he plays a leading role in the IEEE Computer Society's effort to increase professionalism in software engineering.

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"…this book provides a valuable resource to help software professionals prepare for the CSDP exam, as well as a study aid for software engineering students in general." (Computing Reviews.com, November 8, 2006)
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