Desert Island Column

  • John Dobson


When I started preparing for this article, I looked along my bookshelves to see what books I had on software engineering. There were none. It is not that software engineering has not been part of my life, but that I have not read anything on it as a subject that I wished to keep in order to read again. There were books on software, and books on engineering, and books on many a subject of interest to software engineers such as architecture and language. In fact these categories provided more than enough for me to wish to take to the desert island, so making the selection provided an enjoyable evening. I also chose to limit my quota to six (or maybe the editor did, I forget).


Software Engineering Software Engineer Architectural Process Information System Development Automate Software Engineer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Dobson
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  1. 1.Centre for Software Reliability, Bedson BuildingUniversity of NewcastleNewcastleUK

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