CS724 - Software Process Improvement
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Course Category: Computer Science/Information Technology
Course Level: Graduate
Credit Hours: 3
Pre-requisites: CS504
Introduction (Process Models, QA, CM, Project Planning), Process Modeling and Process Modeling Techniques (Introduction and ETVX), Process Modeling Techniques (IDEF0) Measuring and Analyzing the Current State, CMM and Other process models, CMMI– I, PSP and TSP, Review Lecture, Mid Term Examination, Process Changes using PDCA and IDEAL models, Process Assessments, Base-lining, and Benchmarking, Project Management aspects related to process management ,Process Measurement, Process Metrics i.e. Maturity, Management, and Life Cycle Metrics, Fundamentals of Measurement and Experimentation, GQM and its application to process management and improvement, Introduction to Quality Metrics, Software Engineering Measurements, Advance Topics in Software Process, Review Lecture
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Dr. Ghulam Ahmad Farrukh Ph.D Software Engineering George Mason University, USA
Managing the Software Process by Watts Humphrey
Successful Software Process Improvement by Robert B. Grady
Metrics and Models in Software Quality Engineering by Stephan H. Kan
Practical Software Metrics for Project Management and Process Improvement by Robert Grady
Software Engineering by Roger Pressman
Software Metrics: A Rigorous & Practical Approach by Norman E. Fenton and Shari L. Pleeger
Measuring the Software Process by William Florac and Anita Carleton