Software engineering lies at the heart of the computer revolution. Software is used in automobiles, airplanes, and many home appliances. As the boundaries between the telecommunications, entertainment, and computer industries continue to blur in multimedia and networking, the need for software will only increase, and software will become increasingly complex. Introduction to Software Engineering gives your students the fundamentals of this growing and rapidly changing field.
The book highlights the goals of software engineering, namely to write programs that have all the following attributes: efficient, reliable, usable, modifiable, portable, testable, reusable, maintainable, compatible and correct. The nine chapters cover topics that include project management, defining requirements, software design, coding, testing and integration, delivery and installation, documentation, maintenance, and research issues.
The author uses a hybrid approach, combining object-oriented technology and classical programming techniques to solve computing problems. He also places a strong emphasis on Internet technology and resources. A simple, but non-trivial, running example illustrates all stages of the software engineering process. In addition, where applicable, he covers the impact of Internet technology.
Introduction to Software Engineering presents the basics of software engineering in a concise and direct format. With emphasis on Internet technology, software tools for programming, and hands-on learning, this book effectively prepares students to move from an educational situation towards applying their knowledge to the complex projects faced in the professional arena.
Table of Contents
Part I: INTRODUCTION TO SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
1. The Goals and Terminology of Software Engineering
2. Introduction to Quality and Metrics in Software Engineering
Part II: SOFTWARE PROCESS
3. Software Process
4. Agile Software Processes
5. Quality in the Software Process
6. Software Configuration Management
Part III: PROJECT MANAGEMENT
7. Principles of Software Project Management I: Organization, Tools, and Risk Management
8. Principles of Software Project Management II: Estimation, Scheduling, and Planning
9. Quality and Metrics in Project Management
Part IV: REQUIREMENT ANALYSIS
10. Principles of Requirements Analysis
11. Analyzing High-Level Requirements
12. Analyzing Detailed Requirements
13. Quality and Metrics in Requirements Analysis
14. Formal and Emerging Methods in Requirements Analysis: An Introduction
Part V: SOFTWARE DESIGN
15. Principles of Software Design
16. The Unified Modeling Language
17. Software Design Patterns
18. Software Architecture
19. Detailed Design
20. Design Quality and Metrics
21. Advanced and Emerging Methods in Software Design
Part VI: IMPLEMENTATION
22. Principles of Implementation
23. Quality and Metrics in Implementation
Part VII: TESTING AND MAINTENANCE
25. Introduction to Software Testing
26. Unit Testing
27. Module and Integration Testing
28. Testing at the System Level
29. Software Maintenance
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Extensively class tested, this text takes an innovative approach to explaining the process of software testing: it defines testing as the process of applying a few well-defined, general-purpose test criteria to a structure or model of the software. The structure of the text directly reflects the pedagogical approach and incorporates the latest innovations in testing, including techniques to test modern types of software such as OO, web applications, and embedded software.
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I think this is a great testing book, both from academic and industrial perspectives. I believe Ammann and Offutt’s book will become the testing textbook of choice.
There are a lot of testing books out there, some better than others. Most are narrow in the topics they cover and the level of detail they present. In stark contrast, Ammann and Offutt's book has the advantage of presenting concepts and techniques that cover the broad range of languages and platforms used in practice by industry and academia. Theirs is one of the most thorough and practical testing books ever published. Roger Alexander, Associate Professor, Washington State University
The book (is) well written, logically organized, and provides excellent examples as well as useful course materials (such as homework assignments and quizzes). The book greatly facilitates the teaching and learning process. I plan to offer the course again and use the Ammann and Offutt text. The students also complimented the book in their student evaluations (a very rare occurrence).
The book provides an excellent high level as well as detailed presentation of topics that are often difficult for students to master, such as: control flow graph coverage, data flow graph coverage (including all-defs, all-uses, all-du-paths criteria), graph coverage for use cases, logic coverage (predicate coverage, clause coverage), syntax-based testing, etc. In particular, the logic coverage Chapter took very complex concepts and made them understandable for the students. Also, the examples that appear in the book are very useful and are highly representative of what our students run into after they graduate and land jobs as developers and/or testers. Jane Hayes, Associate Professor, University of Kentucky
I read it, used the material in it, and found it very useful, insightful, and precise. Now that it is a “real” book, I hope to use it as a textbook in the future. Lionel Briand, Simula Research Laboratory, Oslo, Norway
This is a great book for learning software testing. The clear terminology definitions and comprehensive examples provide an easy way to master the software testing techniques. After reading this book I get the image: instead of experimental techniques, which you can only get through experience, the term software testing means a set of general scientific methods and criteria that can be applied to individual cases. I think, for people who work in or prepare to enter the software testing field, this book is definitely what you need in your hand. Ling Liu, Research Professor, ETH Zurich (Text was used at Shanghai University, Shanghai China)
“. Where has this book been all these years? Your book reminds me why I wanted to study software testing in graduate school: testing touches on all the interesting theoretical/engineering models/representations for software.” Arthur Reyes, Associate Professor, University of Texas at Arlington
These two leading researchers provide an excellent exposition of the recent advancement of software testing in a manner that is suitable for classroom use. Theoretical concepts are covered rigorously and in practical contexts allowing students to build a solid foundation while being well-connected to the real applications. The abundant examples and exercises make both teaching and learning a more tangible task. In addition to classroom use, the balanced coverage of theory and application also makes the book a valuable addition to the practitioners' bookshelf. Jeff Lei, Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Arlington
This software testing textbook creatively uses only four models to capture current software testing techniques helping students, researchers, and practitioners to deeply grasp these techniques from an abstract, systematic perspective. The textbook provides excellent balance between theory and practice! Tao Xie, Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University
After a five-year effort, Paul and Jeff are pleased to announce completion of their textbook, “ Introduction to Software Testing .” The book introduces a novel perspective on software testing by defining generic models and coverage criteria suitable for all software life-cycle artifacts. This book is based on our collective experience of over 40 years teaching software testing to hundreds of students, and features accurate theory, comprehensive practice, clear examples, and numerous exercises.
Producing a book is just part of our overall goal – we are distributing complete courses with enough materials so that someone with general knowledge in software engineering or computer science can teach testing without first being an expert in software testing. This package includes syllabi for undergraduate and graduate courses, high quality powerpoint slides, over 200 worked homework exercises, dozens of fully working example programs, sample exams, and working software test tools. The materials can be used in courses at the undergraduate, master's and PhD level. The book has already been classroom tested by instructors at several universities.
Following Beizer’s lead in his landmark book Software Testing Techniques. we present testing as a mental discipline that helps all IT professionals develop higher quality software. Software testing is a fast growing discipline. Industry increases IT hiring each year, and recent years have seen a marked increase in emphasis on quality of software engineering in general, and testing in particular. Bill Gates recently said of Microsoft “We have as many testers as we have developers. And developers spend half their time testing. We're more of a testing organization than we're a software organization. ” Thus the book fits a growing industry need, testing is considered to be critical knowledge in new IT and SE curricula, and it offers material to help modernize existing CS curriculums.
The most novel innovation of the book is the overall structure. Instead of the traditional lifecycle-based approach of unit testing, module testing, integration testing, system testing, etc. our book is based on the principle that testing is based on finding models that describe the software, then designing tests that cover the models. As the following figure shows, we were able to define four models that represent the known software testing techniques. For example, a graph is pretty much the same, no matter whether it comes from source code, design documents, specifications, or requirements models.
After an overview in the first chapter, the book discusses each model in separate chapters. Generic test criteria are defined for each model, then the book shows how generate the model from different software artifacts and how to apply the criteria.
The following figure shows the test coverage criteria that are defined on each of the four models; software testing experts and researchers will recognize most of the criteria from the literature.
The Cover Art
The cover is an original piece of art by Peter Hoey commissioned specifically for the book. Paul and Jeff supplied some creative suggestions, including the concepts of a tester using the four major concepts in the book, graphs, logic, partitions and syntax, to bring order out of the chaos of testing
the myriads of technologies that software developers use. We asked the artist to make the tester as gender-neutral and race-neutral as possible, to emphasize the universal need for adequate software testing.History of the Book
In the summer of 2002, Paul walked into Jeff's office and said “we have a problem.” The problem was that the book we had been using in our MS-level course on software testing, Software Testing Techniques by Boris Beizer, was out of print. Since Paul was teaching the course in the coming semester, Jeff's response was “no, you have a problem.” Well, Paul's problem became our problem, and ultimately, we realized nobody else was going to write the book we needed. So we started our own.
Five years later, we submitted our 362 page, 9 chapter book, Introduction to Software Testing. to Cambridge University Press. Paul and Jeff met several times per week in the first summer and laid out the overall structure of the book. The most important insight was an innovative structure for how to present testing; instead of a lifecycle-based approach where unit testing, module testing, integration testing, and system testing are very different activities; we had a fundamental realization. Testing is really a process of identifying one of a very few structures to represent the software, and then applying test coverage criteria to that structure. This insight was based on Beizer's adage that “testers find a graph and cover it.” The book's central observation is there are few truly different coverage criteria, and they can be applied to four structures: graphs, logical expressions, input spaces, and syntax structures. This not only simplifies the teaching of testing, but also allows for a convenient and direct theoretical treatment of each structure.
In the intervening five years, the title went from “Paul and Jeff’s Test Book” to “Coverage Criteria for Software Testing” and finally to Introduction to Software Testing. We used draft chapters and finally the entire book in graduate classes at George Mason University every semester since Fall 2002. Colleagues have used drafts of the book in various universities, including Carleton University, Colorado Technical University, North Carolina State University, Shanghai University, Texas Tech University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne, University of Kentucky, University of Nevada at Las Vegas, University of Texas at Arlington, and Washington State University.
This extensive class testing has allowed us to incorporate incredible amounts of feedback. Along the way, we realized the material is suitable for many kinds of classes: an undergraduate course on software testing; an MS-level course on software testing; a PhD-level research course on software testing; and modules in data structures and general software engineering courses. We call this the “stream approach .”
Initially, we just wanted a book to teach our course. Eventually, we realized that we are not simply providing a book to the community, we are providing complete courses to the community based our almost 20 years of experience teaching testing. In addition to the book, we provide numerous carefully worked examples, high quality powerpoint slides, presentation hints, solutions to exercises, and working software. Samples of these materials are provided on this website. In 2002, you would have to already be an expert in testing to put together a course. This book allows non-experts to teach a testing course using our book and materials.
This is a preliminary website. Over the coming months, we will add more materials for instructors and students, and at some point most of the material will move to Cambridge University Press's website. GMU will continue to host some materials such as the web application programs. Paul and Jeff will also continue to maintain the book website for the foreseeable future.
A brief timeline of the book
Software engineering is the branch of computer science that creates practical, cost-effective solutions to computing and information processing problems, preferentially by applying scientific knowledge, developing software systems in the service of mankind. This course covers the fundamentals of software engineering, including understanding system requirements, finding appropriate engineering compromises, effective methods of design, coding, and testing, team software development, and the application of engineering tools. The course will combine a strong technical focus with a capstone project providing the opportunity to practice engineering knowledge, skills, and practices in a realistic development setting with a real client.
A capstone project will be used to gain experience applying software engineering practices in a realistic development setting. Students will work in teams of 3-4 with a real client within the university. Each team will use the Extreme Programming process for all engineering tasks. The team will be responsible for eliciting a requirements specification from the client and negotiating the scope of work to be performed with the client.
Each team will then design, implement and test a software system for the client, following the chosen process. At various milestones, software process artifacts will be produced, including a requirements specification, design and architecture documents, and a test plan. These milestones will be coordinated with course lectures, so that material in the lectures will directly relate to project requirements. Teams will meet regularly with clients to get feedback on prototype systems and refine the requirements for the system. The project will culminate with delivery of the software, including associated documentation, an in-class presentation, and a post-mortem reflection on the project.
Teams will be required to use modern software development tools, including source control, configuration management, bug databases, and unit testing tools. Grading for the project will be primarily based on the degree to which each team puts into practice the software engineering knowledge, skills, and practices taught in the course. Evaluations from other members of the team and clients will also play a role in grading.
The approximate breakdown of grading will be as follows:
10% participation in class
10% final exam
10% final project presentations
10% client project evaluations
10% 360-degree peer evaluations
Most of the homeworks will be directly tied to the ongoing project, including requirements specifications, design documents, test plans, etc.
This course is a study of software testing and maintenance methodologies for object-oriented, component-based, concurrent, distributed, and web software. Topics include approaches to automatic test case generation, test oracles, test coverage analysis, regression testing, impact analysis, program understanding, and software maintenance tools. A primary focus will be program-based software testing and maintenance approaches.
Prerequisite: Algorithms and programming languages would be helpful.
Restrictions: Undergraduates must obtain instructor's permission.
The course is a combination of mini-lectures on the major challenges in software testing and maintenance, intermixed with presentations and discussions of recent state-of-the-art research papers addressing these challenges. The research papers have been published and presented in the past few years at the most respected conferences in the topic area. Students will actively participate in a number of ways as described under the course requirements below.
The course is primarily based on recent conference and journal articles, and links to the specific papers are provided at this website. Students are expected to download (and print if desired) the papers to read.
These books provide some background reading on some of the topics.
Paul Ammann and Jeff Offutt, Introduction to Software Testing, ISBN 0-52188-038-1, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Mauro Pezze and Michal Young, Software Testing and Analysis, Process, Principles and Techniques, ISBN-10: 0-471-45593-8 ISBN-13: 978-0-471-45593-6 - John Wiley & Sons, 2007.
Robert V. Binder, Testing Object-Oriented Systems: Models, Patterns, and Tools, ISBN-10: 0201809389, Addison-Wesley Object Technology Series, 1999.Assignments and Grading
Just send email ot me and I'll email the question and answer to the whole class without identifying the person asking the question.Assignment Submission:
Assignments (PDP forms) must be ready to give to the instructor by the start of class on the due date, in order to have no points deducted for lateness. The due dates are to be taken seriously and you should not expect them to be extended. The pace of work is implicit in the due dates and necessary if you expect to finish by the end of the semester. Homeworks to be graded should be turned in at the start of class on the specified due date. NO late homeworks will be accepted FOR FULL CREDIT without discussion with me prior to the due date. If you can not reach me, leave a message on my voicemail. All other assignments not delivered by the due date are considered late.
My philosophy on late assignments is: (1) Everyone should try their best to complete all assignments by the specified due date. (2) People who work conscientiously to make the deadlines should be rewarded for their promptness and sacrifice of sleep. Thus, allowing others to hand in late assignments without some penalty is not fair to these people. However, there are various circumstances that may prevent you from completing an assignment by the due date. Allowing no late assignments would not give you much incentive to continue to work on the assignment, which is a major source of learning in this course. Thus, I believe late assignments are better than no assignment.
Late assignments will be penalized 10% off the total possible points if turned in within the first 24-hour period after the specified due date and time, and 5% per 24-hour period (or fraction of a day) (including weekends) after that time, up to a week after the due date. Late assignments will be accepted with penalty up to one week after the due date. Assignments submitted at any later time without an approved excuse will not be accepted. It is up to you to determine the version of your assignment to be graded. You must weigh the late penalty against the completeness of your assignment.Regrading Policy:
If you are dissatisfied with a grade on an assignment, or exam, you should consult the instructor directly within a week of the day the graded assignment was returned to you. No regrade requests will be considered after this week period.Posting Grades:
With your permission, grades will be posted periodically (by your secret code) online. Questions about accuracy of recorded grades should be addressed to me.Policy on Academic Dishonesty:
You are permitted to consult with other students and professors on any conceptual problems or clarification issues on all assignments. Research papers, quests, and PDP's should be completed on your own, in your own words. All assignments should be done as your own work or your group's work, with proper citations to others' work as appropriate. Any evidence of collaboration other than specified will be handled as stated in the Official Student Handbook of the University of Delaware. If you are in doubt regarding the requirements, please consult with me before you complete any requirement of this course.Calendar
The calendar will be completed as we go through the semester. The complete set of course materials (citations and links to papers to be read and discussed) can be found on the course wiki.)
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