A Model of Large Program Development

@article{Belady1976AMO,
  title={A Model of Large Program Development},
  author={Laszlo A. Belady and Meir M. Lehman},
  journal={IBM Systems Journal},
  year={1976},
  volume={15},
  pages={225-252}
}
As a need for a discipline of software engineering has been recognized, the design, implementation, and maintenance of computer software has come into the forefront. The formulation of concepts of programming methodology, exemplified by Dijkstra's structured programming,' strikes at the roots of the problem. The realization is that a program, much as a mathematical theorem, should and can be provable. Recognition that a program can be proved correct as it is developed and maintained ,' and… CONTINUE READING
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