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Issue No. 05 - Sept.-Oct. (2012 vol. 29)
ISSN: 0740-7459
pp: 96
Mathias Ekstedt , KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Pontus Johnson , KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Ivar Jacobson , Peking University
ABSTRACT
Darwin's theory of natural selection, Maxwell's equations, the theory of demand and supply; almost all established academic disciplines place great emphasis on what their core theory is. This is not, however, the case in software engineering. What is the reason behind the software engineering community's apparent indifference to a concept that is so important to so many others?
INDEX TERMS
Software engineering, Predictive models, engineering, software engineering theory, theory, explanation, prediction, science
CITATION
Mathias Ekstedt, Pontus Johnson, Ivar Jacobson, "Where's the Theory for Software Engineering?", IEEE Software, vol. 29, no. , pp. 96, Sept.-Oct. 2012, doi:10.1109/MS.2012.127
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