Issue No. 06 - November/December (1997 vol. 14)
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Christof Ebert presents his views on the state of software engineering as a field, its roots and inherent conflicts, its relationship to other engineering disciplines, where it is headed, and what we can do to influence that direction. Tomoo Matsubara, Todd Webb, Mauro Pezze, and Olav W. Bertelsen offer a spectrum of further insights.
engineering, maturity, science theory, software engineering
C. Ebert, "The Road to Maturity: Navigating Between Craft and Science," in IEEE Software, vol. 14, no. , pp. 77-82, 1997.