About the Author
Dr. Norman F. Schneidewind is Professor Emeritus of Information Sciences in the Department of Information Sciences and the Software Engineering Group at the Naval Postgraduate School. He is now doing research and publishing in software reliability and metrics with his consulting company Computer Research. Dr. Schneidewind is a Fellow of the IEEE, contributions to software measurement models in reliability and metrics, and for leadership in advancing the field of software maintenance. In 2001, he received the IEEE Reliability Engineer of the Year award from the IEEE Reliability Society. In 1993 and 1999, he received awards for Outstanding Research Achievement by the Naval Postgraduate School. Dr. Schneidewind was selected for an IEEE USA Congressional Fellowship for 2005 and worked with the Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, United States Senate, focusing on homeland security and cyber security.