Issue No. 08 - August (1993 vol. 26)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.1993.10087
<p>The need for standards of personal accountability for professionals working in the field of software engineering is examined. The field is defined, and the technical expertise and entry-level requirements that it requires are identified. Ways to initiate the process of obtaining a broad professional consensus on the norms of the software engineering field are proposed.</p>
"Standards: Defining Software Engineering as a Profession," in Computer, vol. 26, no. , pp. 76-77, 1993.