Associate Professor (retired)
Department of Computer Science
Mississippi State University.
Click here for personal Web page (http://cse.msstate.edu/~allen/personal/)
Effective January 2015, I am no longer the Graduate Coordinator of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
For information on graduate studies, please contact Dr. T.J. Jankun-Kelly.
Class Web Sites
My class Web sites are available to enrolled students via MyCourses.
Educational materials on "Practical Issues in Software Engineering"
were created by Jonathan Hood, Taylor Helsper, and Layton Smith in Spring 2011 as a group independent study course.
Edward B. Allen, "Design artifacts are central: Foundations for a theory of software engineering," Tech. Rep. MSU-20150420, Mississippi State University, Apr. 2015.
Dr. Allen was a faculty member at Mississippi State University from 2000 to 2015. He began
his career as a programmer with the U.S. Army. From 1974 to 1983, he performed
systems engineering and software engineering on military systems, first
for Planning Research Corp. and then for Sperry Corp. From 1983 to 1992,
he developed corporate data processing systems for Glenbeigh, Inc., a specialty
health care company. From 1995 to 2000, he conducted research in software
engineering at Florida Atlantic University. He is a Life Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
and a member of the American Scientific Affiliation.
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Florida Atlantic
M.S. in Systems Engineering, University
of Pennsylvania, 1973
B.S. in Engineering, Brown University,
He has more than 80 refereed publications in these areas. For more information:
No-surprises software development
Empirical methods in software engineering
- Software metrics
- Software engineering for secure software
Empirical Software Engineering Research Group
The Empirical Software Engineering research group
informal forum for mutual help and collaboration in software engineering research.
The group meets weekly in the Fall and Spring semesters. Attendance and the email list are open to all who are interested.
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