A number of us have been discussing a PhD-level course in software engineering. The important difference between this and other courses is that it must cover that portion of the discipline that's important for all computer science PhD students, and it must do so in a single semester.
To avoid distortions from the time constraint, however, we're beginning with an overview of the curriculum (i.e., content) as a whole.
More on that is coming. What's urgent right now is to establish a link to SSSG's discussion of what constitutes good validation of research in software engineering, which bears on how we teach critical analysis of results.
We are beginning to accumulate a list of recommended software engineering books.
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