Intelligent assistance for software development and maintenance

  title={Intelligent assistance for software development and maintenance},
  author={Gail E. Kaiser and Peter H. Feiler and Steven S. Popovich},
  journal={IEEE Software},
An environment is described, called Professor Marvel, that provides early error checking and answers questions about the program under development. The environment has a certain understanding of the systems being developed and how to use tools to produce software. It aids individual programmers and helps coordinate programming teams. The key components of Marvel are a database that stores data represented as objects, as in object-oriented languages, and a model of the development process that… CONTINUE READING
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