software engineering

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Etymology[edit]

Coined by NASA scientist and systems engineer Margaret Hamilton.[1]

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software engineering ‎(uncountable)

  1. The subfield of engineering concerned with applying a systematic, disciplined, quantifiable approach to the development, operation, and maintenance of software.

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  1. ^ Rayl, A.J.S. (16 October 2008), "NASA Engineers and Scientists-Transforming Dreams Into Reality", NASA. URL accessed on 27 December 2014.