Issue No. 05 - May (1975 vol. 8)
D.T. Ross , Softech, Inc.
This paper attempts to define the principles and goals that affect the practice of software engineering. Its intent is to organize these aspects of software engineering into a framework that rationalizes and encourages their proper use, while placing in perspective the diversity of techniques, methods, and tools that presently comprise the subject of software engineering.
D.T. Ross, J.B. Goodenough, C.A. Irvine, "Software Engineering: Process, Principles, and Goals", Computer, vol. 8, no. , pp. 17-27, May 1975, doi:10.1109/C-M.1975.218952