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Software Engineering

Principal lecturer: Prof Ross Anderson
Taken by: Part IB


Printed notes were distributed at the first lecture. Here are electronic versions of the notes from previous years in pdf, and also ascii for blind and partially sighted students.

Here is the web page on NHS IT mentioned in the second lecture, here's the material on the London Ambulance System disaster, and here's Nancy Leveson's latest book draft.

Guest lecture by Dr Robert Brady, 21st October 2008: notes.

Chapters 22 and 23 of my Security Engineering textbook were inspired by this course and may be of interest.

Past exam questions are here and here.

Further reading: Fred Brooks' book (mentioned in the syllabus) is available in a 1995 Anniversary Edition with 120 pages of new material. In addition, Dr Brady recommended Pascal Zachary's Show-stopper.