Selected topics in software development

Quarter 3, 2008

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Course description

A collection of selected articles and book chapters concerning software development will be presented by the teachers. Additionally, the students will themselves select and present articles within the subject matter. Development of software will be presented with focus on the areas: analysis, design, programming, and testing. The following topics will be discussed:

  • development process models
  • analysis patterns
  • design patterns
  • programming style
  • programming psychology
  • software testing
  • software tools.

Course team


  • Tuesday from 9.00 to 11.00 in Lille auditorium at DIKU
  • Friday from 9.00 to 11.00 in N026 at DIKU
  • First lecture on February 5th.

Study credit

  • 7.5 ECTS (non-report documented)

To get the credit

  • one must do all four assignments and
  • take the oral exam.


Grades will be given according to grade points achieved by each student. It is possible to obtain grade points as follows:

  • Presentation assignment: 10 points
  • Review assignment: 10 points
  • Testing assignment: 0-20 points
  • Survey assignment: 0-30 points
  • Oral exam: 0-30 points

Grade points are converted into grades according to the following table:

Grade PointsGrade
90-100 points A
80-89 points B
70-79 points C
60-69 points D
50-59 points E
0-49 points Fx, F

Other information

  • First announcement [txt]
  • Confused about quarters? [ISIS]
  • The Performance Engineering Laboratory [home page]
  • The CPH STL [home page]
This page was last modified by Jyrki Katajainen on 19.04.2008.