Handbook of Research on Software Engineering and Productivity Technologies: Implications of Globalization: Implications of Globalization

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Ramachandran, Muthu
IGI Global, Aug 31, 2009 - Computers - 556 pages

Global software development and productivity related technologies are the key to today's globalization with new technologies and concepts being developed continually. In such an ever-evolving environment, teachers, researchers, and professionals in the discipline need access to the most current information about the concepts, issues, trends, and technologies in this emerging field.

The Handbook of Research on Software Engineering and Productivity Technologies: Implications of Globalization provides an authoritative collection of international research on software engineering and enterprise systems. Presenting unique coverage of topics such as agile software engineering, requirements traceability, and distributed software development, this Handbook of Research offers an innovative repository of knowledge useful to academicians, practitioners, and researchers in various related fields.

 

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Contents

Requirements Engineering in a ModelBased Methodology for Embedded Automotive Software
15
Agile Software Engineering
28
Putting a TAG on Software
38
Enhancing Testing Technologies for Globalization of Software Engineering and Productivity
49
Story Card Process Improvement Framework for Agile Requirements
61
Theory of Ontology and Meta Modeling and the Standard
85
Requirements Traceability
102
Software Product Lines to Faster Achieving Productivity
121
A Software Tool and a Network Simulation for Improving Quality of Service Performance in Distributed Database Management Systems
280
Models Oriented Approach for Developing Railway Safety Critical Systems with UML
305
Commonality Analysis
331
Rapid Productivity and Quality
341
Software Components
351
The Role of Information Technology Managers in the Significant Company in Case of Natural Disasters in Qatar
364
Section 3 Enterprise Systems and Globalisation
372
Enterprise Resource Planning Systems for Small and MediumSized Enterprises
373

Comprehensive Software Industry Analysis Model CSIAM
128
Software Metrics Evaluation Based on Entropy
139
Section 2 Productivity Technologies
152
ModelDriven Exception Management Case Study
153
Using Patterns for Engineering HighQuality Mobile Applications
174
Combinatorial Testing
196
A Systematic Review of Distributed Software Development
209
Tools and Techniques for Model Based Testing
226
Matilda
250
Directed Basic Research in Enterprise Resource Planning ERP Systems
382
Trends in Improving Performances in Distributed Database Management Systems
396
ERP System Implementation from the Ground Up
423
OpenSource Software Systems
439
Information System Model for Global EmergencyResponse System in the Context of Natural Disaster Recovery Management System
460
Compilation of References
468
About the Contributors
511
Index
520
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Muthu Ramachandran is currently a Principal Lecturer in Computing and Information Systems Group, The Faculty of Arts, Environment and Technology, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK. Previously, he spent nearly eight years in industrial research (Philips Research Labs and Volantis Systems Ltd, Surrey, UK) where he worked on software architecture, reuse, and testing. Prior to that, he was teaching at Liverpool John Moores University and received his PhD from Lancaster University. His first career started as a research scientist from India Space Research Labs where he worked on real time systems development projects. Muthu is an author of a book called Software Components: Guidelines and Applications, (Nova Publishers, NY, USA, 2008). He is also an edited co-author of a book on Handbook of research in software engineering, (IGI, 2010). He has also widely published articles on journals, chapters, and conferences on various advanced topics on software engineering and education. He did his Masters degrees from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India. Muthu is also a member of various professional organisations and computer societies: IEEE, ACM, BCS, Fellow of HEA.

Rogerio Atem de Carvalho (PhD) is a teacher, researcher, and Innovation Coordinator with the Instituto Federal Fluminense (IFF), Brazil, and a Brazilian representative at both IFIP Working Group and IEEE SMC Society Technical Committee on Enterprise Information Systems. He holds a BSc in computer science and a DSc in industrial engineering. His technical interests and publishing areas include free software, ERP, ECM, project management, and decision support systems. [Editor]

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