This is the first handbook to cover comprehensively both software engineering and knowledge engineering -- two important fields that have become interwoven in recent years. Over 60 international experts have contributed to the book. Each chapter has been written in such a way that a practitioner of software engineering and knowledge engineering can easily understand and obtain useful information. Each chapter covers one topic and can be read independently of other chapters, providing both a general survey of the topic and an in-depth exposition of the state of the art. Practitioners will find this handbook useful when looking for solutions to practical problems. Researchers can use it for quick access to the background, current trends and most important references regarding a certain topic.The handbook consists of two volumes. Volume One covers the basic principles and applications of software engineering and knowledge engineering.Volume Two will cover the basic principles and applications of visual and multimedia software engineering, knowledge engineering, data mining for software knowledge, and emerging topics in software engineering and knowledge engineering.Finally, perfective maintenance refers to changes that originate from user requests; examples include inserting, deleting, extending, ... Ideally, maintenance operations should not degrade the reliability and the structure of the subject system, neither should they degrade ... reflects the definition of maintenance: the ease with which a software system or component can be modified to correct faults , improveanbsp;...
|Title||:||Handbook of Software Engineering & Knowledge Engineering: Fundamentals|
|Author||:||Shi Kuo Chang|
|Publisher||:||World Scientific - 2002-01|