New Software Engineering Faculty Symposium  2003

( A copy of this document with hot links is available at http://blue.butler.edu/~phenders/nsefs2003  )


The following information regarding undergraduate software engineering curricula may be of general interest.

 

·       The current undergraduate CCSE (Computing Curriculum for Software Engineering) efforts can be found at     http://sites.computer.org/ccse/   

      This includes the Software Engineering Education Knowledge (the SEEK).

 

·       SIGSSOFT Software Engineering Notes (SEN) columns on Software Engineering Education (SEEd) are available at:

 

                      http://blue.butler.edu/~phenders/SEEd

 

The following concern the role of mathematics and mathematical reasoning in software engineering education.

 

·       Keith Devlins’ October 2001 Communications of the ACM Viewpoint article “The Real Reasons Why Software Engineers Need Mathematics”

  

                 http://acs.math.ist.utl.pt/iprog3h0102/devlin.pdf

 

·       The Mathematical Reasoning Groups home page is   http://www.math-in-cs.org

 

·       Papers on the role of mathematics in CS and SE education to appear in a forthcoming issue of the Communications of the ACM.

 

o     “Mathematical Reasoning in Software Engineering Education”

 

http://www.math-in-cs.org/MathInSE.PDF

 

o     “Why Math?”   http://www.math-in-cs.org/CACM4.pdf

 

 

·       IEEE Software March/April, 2002 Loyal Opposition (Robert L. Glass, Editor) entitled  “The Importance of Mathematics to the Software Practitioner”

 

                     http://blue.butler.edu/~phenders/s2loylo.pdf