SWE 455

This course will introduce the four types of maintenance:  corrective, adaptive, perfective, and preventive maintenance; economic implications of maintenance; managerial issues related to system maintenance such as maintenance organizational structure; quality measurement, processes related to change requests and configuration management. Topics including: Website maintenance; role of CASE tools; reverse engineering, reengineering; code restructuring and amenability measures. Release and configuration management will be also discussed. Students will also learn different maintenance process models such as: Boehm, Osborne, Iterative enhancement and reuse-oriented modes.  Students participate in group project in Software Maintenance and Evolution.

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