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A strategy for comparing alternative software development life cycle models

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3 Author(s)
A. M. Davis ; BTG Inc., Vienna, VA, USA ; E. H. Bersoff ; E. R. Comer

It is difficult to compare and contrast models of software development because their proponents often use different terminology, and the models often have little in common except their beginnings (marked by a recognition that a problem exists) and ends (marked by the existence of a software solution). A framework is provided that can serve: as a basis for analyzing the similarities and differences among alternate life-cycle models; as a tool for software engineering researchers to help describe the probable impacts of a life-cycle mode; and as a means to help software practitioners decide on an appropriate life-cycle model to utilize on a particular project or in a particular application area.<>

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IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering  (Volume:14 ,  Issue: 10 )