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Developing interactive information systems with the User Software Engineering methodology
Feb. 1986 (vol. 12 no. 2)
pp. 326-345
Anthony I. Wasserman, Section of Medical Information Science, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143
Peter A. Pircher, Section of Medical Information Science, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143
David T. Shewmake, Section of Medical Information Science, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143
Martin L. Kersten, Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
User Software Engineering is a methodology, supported by automated tools, for the systematic development of interactive information systems. The USE methodology gives particular attention to effective user involvement in the early stages of the software development process, concentrating on external design and the use of rapidly created and modified prototypes of the user interface. The USE methodology is supported by an integrated set of graphically based tools. This paper describes the User Software Engineering methodology and the tools that support the methodology.
Index Terms:
Libraries,Books,Data models,Software engineering,Software,Databases,Information systems,User Software Engineering,Human/computer interaction,interactive information systems,rapid prototyping,RAPID/USE,software development methodology,transition diagrams
Citation:
Anthony I. Wasserman, Peter A. Pircher, David T. Shewmake, Martin L. Kersten, "Developing interactive information systems with the User Software Engineering methodology," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 326-345, Feb. 1986, doi:10.1109/TSE.1986.6312947
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