The Elements of Computing Systems
by Noam Nisan, Shimon Schocken
Publisher: MIT Press 2005
Number of pages: 267
The book exposes students to a significant body of computer science knowledge, gained through a series of hardware and software construction tasks. These tasks demonstrate how theoretical and applied techniques taught in other computer science courses are used in practice.
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The problems to solve in software engineering are so complex or large, that a single developer cannot solve them anymore. This book is an introduction to the art of software engineering. It is intended as a textbook for an undergraduate level course.
by David Longstreet - SoftwareMetrics.Com
The book introduces the basic concepts of function point analysis and unit cost estimating, describes and defines the concepts necessary to establish a boundary between applications, identifies and rates external inputs and external outputs, etc.
by Antoni Niederlinski
Introductory and down-to-earth presentation of Constraint Logic Programming, an exciting software paradigm, more and more popular for solving combinatorial as well as continuous constraint satisfaction problems and constraint optimization problems.
by Eve Andersson, Philip Greenspun, Andrew Grumet - The MIT Press
After completing this course on server-based Internet applications software, students who start with only the knowledge of how to write and debug a computer program will have learned how to build web-based applications on the scale of Amazon.com.