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Software engineering (6 points)


Leader: R Smith and S Aswathanarayaniah

Gippsland Second semester 2004 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2004 (OCL)
Singapore Second semester 2004 (OCL)
Gippsland Summer 2004 (Day)
Gippsland Summer 2004 (OCL)
Hong Kong Summer 2004 (OCL)
Singapore Summer 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: In addition to analyse, design and develop program code to solve particular information system problems, software engineering includes project management, team and personnel management, quality assurance and configuration management. Students will learn how to produce quality software products on time and within budget and learn the tools and techniques used to develop software in a group context. Topics include: software development lifecycle models, sizing, estimation, planning and control of projects. Functional specification and design of real-time systems, formal specification and design using Z. Integration and testing strategies, configuration management, reuse and re-engineering.

Assessment: Examination (3 hours): 55% + Assignments: 45%

Contact Hours: 4 hours per week

Prerequisites: GCO2816 (BComp) or GCO2826 (B CogSci) or GCO9806 (Grad Dip Comp) or GCO2813 (BIT)

Prohibitions: CFR3042, CSC2050, RDT2231, SFT2201, SFT3041, CSE2201, CSE2401, CSE2305

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