Issue No. 04 - July/August (2008 vol. 25)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MS.2008.93
Karen S. Ackroyd , Daresbury Laboratory
Steve H. Kinder , Daresbury Laboratory
Geoff R. Mant , Daresbury Laboratory
Mike C. Miller , Daresbury Laboratory
Christine A. Ramsdale , Daresbury Laboratory
Paul C. Stephenson , Daresbury Laboratory
The Synchrotron Radiation Computing Group at Daresbury Laboratory develops experiment control and data acquisition software to support scientific research. Here, the authors review their experiences and learning over the past 20 years, examining the organizational structure they use on a project to develop a generic data acquisition (GDA) system. They discuss what worked well, how they adapted methodologies and tools to meet their particular needs, and improvements for the future.
Requirements, specifications, software engineering, project management, people management, management of computing and information systems, software construction, physical sciences and engineering
C. A. Ramsdale, S. H. Kinder, K. S. Ackroyd, P. C. Stephenson, M. C. Miller and G. R. Mant, "Scientific Software Development at a Research Facility," in IEEE Software, vol. 25, no. , pp. 44-51, 2008.