From the Back Cover
Software Engineering 8
The eighth edition of the best-selling introduction to software engineering is now updated with three new chapters on state-of-the-art topics.
New chapters in the 8th edition
Ø Security engineering, showing youhow you can design software to resist attacks and recover from damage;
Ø Service-oriented software engineering, explaininghow reusable web services can be used to develop new applications;
Ø Aspect-oriented software development, introducing new techniques based on the separation of concerns.
Ø Includes the latest developments in software engineering theory and practice, integrated with relevant aspects of systems engineering.
Ø Extensive coverage ofagile methods andreuse.
Ø Integrated coverage of system safety, security and reliability illustrating best practice in developing critical systems.
Ø Two running case studies (an information system and a control system) illuminate different stages of thesoftware lifecycle.
Visit www.pearsoned.co.uk/sommerville to access a full range of resources for students and instructors.
In addition, a rich collection of resources including links to other web sites, teaching material on related courses and additional chapters is available at http://www.software-engin.com.
IAN SOMMERVILLE is Professor of Software Engineering at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.