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Technical Report

Academic Legitimacy of the Software Engineering Discipline

  • November 1992
  • By Dan Berry
  • This report examines the academic substance of software engineering and identifies the basic research questions and the methods used to answer them.
  • Publisher: Software Engineering Institute
    CMU/SEI Report Number: CMU/SEI-92-TR-034
  • Abstract

    This report examines the academic substance of software engineering. It identifies the basic research questions and the methods used to solve them. What is learned during this research constitutes the body of knowledge of software engineering. The report then discusses at length what about software makes its production so difficult and makes software engineering so challenging an intellectual discipline.

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SEI

Berry, Daniel. Academic Legitimacy of the Software Engineering Discipline. CMU/SEI-92-TR-034. Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University. 1992. http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=11753

IEEE

Berry. Daniel, "Academic Legitimacy of the Software Engineering Discipline," Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Technical Report CMU/SEI-92-TR-034, 1992. http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=11753

APA

Berry, Daniel. (1992). Academic Legitimacy of the Software Engineering Discipline (CMU/SEI-92-TR-034). Retrieved April 27, 2017, from the Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University website: http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=11753

CHI

Daniel Berry. Academic Legitimacy of the Software Engineering Discipline (CMU/SEI-92-TR-034). Pittsburgh, PA: Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, 1992. http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=11753

MLA

Berry, Daniel. 1992. Academic Legitimacy of the Software Engineering Discipline (Technical Report CMU/SEI-92-TR-034). Pittsburgh: Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University. http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=11753

BibTex

@techreport{BerryAcademicLegitimacy1992,
title={Academic Legitimacy of the Software Engineering Discipline},
author={Daniel Berry},
year={1992},
number={CMU/SEI-92-TR-034},
institution={Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University},
address={Pittsburgh, PA},
url={http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=11753} }