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Successful software process improvement

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Published by Prentice Hall PTR in Upper Saddle River, NJ .
Written in English

  • Computer software -- Development.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-302) and index.

    StatementRobert B. Grady.
    LC ClassificationsQA76.76.D47 G75 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 314 p. :
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL665119M
    ISBN 100136266231
    LC Control Number97010734

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