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Software Engineering

DF14900, 2011VT

Status Archive
School National Graduate School in Computer Science (CUGS)
Division SAS
Owner Christoph Kessler
Homepage http://www.ida.liu.se/~chrke/courses/SWE/index.shtml

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Course plan

Lectures

Ca. 24 hours (4 full days)
EARLY IN JANUARY 2011 (week 2 and/or week 3)

Recommended for

Mandatory course for CUGS doctoral students in computer science and
computer science master students in the new CUGS Master programme.

The course was last given

2010. It is given every year in January.

Goals

CUGS core course.
The course gives a broad overview of the theory of software engineering and treats selected topics in more depth.

Prerequisites

Data structures and algorithms;
Programming in an object-oriented language (Java or C++)

Contents

The following list of issues is preliminary. A detailed list of lectures will be announced on the course homepage before course start.


  • Software life cycles and processes
  • Requirements specification
  • Quality control and metrics
  • Software project organisation and documentation
  • Modern concepts in object-oriented programming languages:
    Design by contract, syntactic and semantic substitutability,
    fragile base class problems
  • Introduction to UML
  • Introduction to design patterns
  • COTS component systems, e.g. CORBA, EJB, COM
  • Aspect-oriented programming (Aspect-J)
  • Software architecture systems (e.g., UNICON, CoSy)
  • Static and dynamic metaprogramming
  • Model-driven software development and MDA
  • Software testing

Organization

The course is given in an intensive format ("crash course") at
Linköping university.

Literature


  • S. Pfleeger, J. Atlee: Software Engineering Theory and Practice,
    third edition. Pearson / Prentice Hall, 2006
  • C. Szyperski: Component Software, 2nd edition, 2002.

Further literature on specific topics will be announced in the course.

Lecturers

Christoph Kessler, Kristian Sandahl,
and others.

Examiner

Christoph Kessler,
Kristian Sandahl

Examination

Written exam, 5 hp, in Linköping.

Credit

5 hp

Organized by

Department of Computer Science, Linköping University

Comments

Overlap with other courses:


  • Full overlap: Software Engineering Theory,

  • Partial overlap: TDDD05 Component based software

Course web page

http://www.ida.liu.se/~chrke/courses/SWE/index.shtml


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