Fingertip Access to Software Engineering Information and Learning: SAIL on the Informedia DVLS.
CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIV PITTSBURGH PA SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INST
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Practicing software engineers have difficulty accessing state-of-the-practice technologies in a timely manner. As a result, software engineers frequently re-invent the technology. Fingertip access to large amounts of information project, state-of-the-practice, state-of-the-art, domain specific, etc. should be provided so that software engineers perform their profession more effectively. The System for Access to Information and Learning SAIL approach on the InformediaTM Digital Video Library System DVLS demonstrates the feasibility of providing fingertip access to information and learning materials, using requirements elicitation as the technology base. Also, Informedia DVLS and the World Wide Web can supplement each other by using the Web to gain access to certain areas of software engineering, we can begin to assemble libraries of technical information. Informedia DVLS can provide timely access to such information and can also be used to house current project materials.
- Computer Programming and Software