software engineering

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EtymologyEdit

Coined by NASA scientist and systems engineer Margaret Hamilton.[1]

NounEdit

software engineering ‎(uncountable)

  1. The subfield of engineering concerned with applying a systematic, disciplined, quantifiable approach to the development, operation, and maintenance of software.

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  • Pierre Bourque and Robert Dupuis, editors ((Can we date this quote?)) Guide to the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge - 2004 Version[2], ISBN 0-7695-2330-7
  1. ^ Rayl, A.J.S. (16 October 2008), “NASA Engineers and Scientists-Transforming Dreams Into Reality”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1], NASA, retrieved 27 December 2014