Accession Number : AD0765925

Title :   Software and Its Impact: A Quantitative Assessment,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Boehm,B. W.

Report Date : DEC 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 54

Abstract : The report discusses how, for almost all applications, software (as opposed to computer hardware, displays, architecture, etc.) is the major source of difficult future problems and operational performance penalties.

Descriptors :   (*COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, REVIEWS), RELIABILITY, PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES, EFFICIENCY, COSTS

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE