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Volume 25, Number 3/4, Page 334 (1986)
Twenty-Fifth Anniversary I
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Software engineering: An emerging discipline

by R. Goldberg
Software engineering is an emerging discipline whose goal is to produce reliable software products in a cost-effective manner. This discipline is evolving rapidly as the challenges faced by its practitioners keep extending their skills. This paper gives a quick tour of the main ideas and thrusts that have driven software engineering in its first 25 years and attempts to look ahead at the next set of advances.
Related Subjects: Programming