Accession Number : ADA331014

Title :   Discovering DISCOVER

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept.

Corporate Author : CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIV PITTSBURGH PA SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INST

Personal Author(s) : Tilley, Scott R.

PDF Url : ADA331014

Report Date : OCT 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : This report describes investigations into DISCOVER, a modern software development and maintenance environment. The study is guided by a framework for classifying program understanding tools that is based on a description of the canonical activities that are characteristic of the reverse engineering process. Implications of this work for advanced practitioners, researchers and tool developers, and the framework itself are discussed.

Descriptors :   *COMPUTER PROGRAM DOCUMENTATION, *SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, COMPUTER FILES, COMPUTER PROGRAM VERIFICATION, DEBUGGING(COMPUTERS).

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE