Title

Structured Software Engineering: Using the Structured Analysis and Development Techniques to Fulfill the Department of Defense Military Standards

Abstract

The importance of accurate and reliable system software for the Department of Defense has created a need for standard Software Engineering practices. Software engineering can be defined as the technological and managerial discipline concerned with the systematic production and maintenance of software products that are developed and modified on time and within cost estimates. In order to achieve this accurate and reliable software, the Department of Defense has developed a set of standards for system software development. One of these standards is titled DOD-STD-2167A Military Standard Defense System Software Development. This standard establishes uniform requirements for software development throughout the system life cycle, and provides guidelines for the format and content of supporting documents to record information required by this standard. The purpose of this research is to identify how the modern structured analysis and design techniques and tools can be used to fulfill the requirements of DOD-STD-2167A and the associated Data Item Descriptions (DID). The methods used to meet the requirements of each phase is left to the discretion of the developer within DOD-STD-2167A. Traditionally each phase has been described using only textual means. This study identifies the modeling techniques and tools that can be used to describe the behavior of a system at each phase of development and where these models fit into the required set of DOD documentation.

Notes

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Graduation Date

1990

Semester

Fall

Advisor

Khajenoori, Soheil

Degree

Master of Science (M.S.)

College

College of Engineering

Department

Computer Engineering

Format

Print

Language

English

Length of Campus-only Access

None

Access Status

Masters Thesis (Open Access)

Subjects

Dissertations, Academic -- Engineering; Engineering -- Dissertations, Academic

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