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Evaluation of Software Development Methodologies: A Final Report

Nance, Richard E. and Arthur, James D. and Dandekar, Ashok V. (1986) Evaluation of Software Development Methodologies: A Final Report. Technical Report TR-86-42, Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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A procedure for evaluating software development methodologies is developed based on the linkage among objectives, principles, and attributes. The procedure utilizes metrics defined to recognize surface properties of the software, leading to evidence of the presence or absence of particular attributes. Application of the procedure to samples from the RNTDS and AEGXS Modular Development programs reveals weaknesses and strengths that should be addressed in efforts to produce a common CDS. The extension of the work is proposed

Item Type:Departmental Technical Report
Subjects:Computer Science > Historical Collection(Till Dec 2001)
ID Code:48
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Deposited On:03 November 2005