CCSL(26/09/2014) - Software Engineering, Why and What

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Publicado em Thu Apr 02 09:34:30 GMT-03:00 2015
Responsáveis:  Fred Manoel Alves
Produção:  Fred Manoel Alves
Palestrantes:  David Parnas
Projeto:  seminarios CCSL

David Parnas is a Canadian early pioneer of software engineering, who developed the concept of information hiding in modular programming, which is an important element of object-oriented programming today.
Dr David Lorge Parnas has been studying industrial software development since 1969. Many of his papers have been found to have lasting value. For example, a paper written 25 years ago, based on a study of avionics software, was recently awarded a SIGSOFT IMPACT award. Parnas has won more than 20 awards for his contributions. In 2007, Parnas was proud to share the IEEE Computer Societyʼs one-time sixtieth anniversary award with computer pioneer Professor Maurice Wilkes of Cambridge University. Parnas received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. and honorary doctorates from the ETH in Zurich (Switzerland), the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium), the University of Italian Switzerland (Lugano), and the Technische Universität Wien (Austria). He is licensed as a Professional Engineer in Ontario. Parnas is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE), the Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI) in Germany and the IEEE. He is a Member of the Royal Irish Academy. Parnas is the author of more than 275 papers and reports. Many have been repeatedly republished and are considered classics. A collection of his papers can be found in: Hoffman, D.M., Weiss, D.M. (eds.), “Software Fundamentals: Collected Papers by David L. Parnas”, Addison-Wesley, 2001, 664 pgs., ISBN 0-201-70369-6. Dr. Parnas is Professor Emeritus at McMaster University in Hamilton Canada, and at the University of Limerick Ireland and also an Honorary Professor at Ji Lin University in China. He is President of Middle Road Software in Ottawa, Ontario.