As the first book about software culture, this book discusses software culture from three perspectives including historical perspective, the classification of software and software applications. This book takes credit from the view of science and technology development. It analyzed scientific innovations and the social areas promoted following the growth of technology. And according to the fact that information helps to build human cultural form, we proposed the concept and researching method of software culture. The aim of writing this book is to strengthen the connection between software and culture, to replenish knowledge system in the subject of software engineering, and to establish a new area of study that is the culture of software.
About the Author
Zheng Qin is a doctoral supervisor, professor and the director of the Software Engineering and Management Research Institute and Information Institute of Tsinghua University. He is the evaluation expert of The Recruitment Program of Global Experts, holder of the National Science and Technology Award of the Ministry of Education of Technology Award and a member of the Ministry of Education of E-Commerce Specialty Teaching Guidance Committee. He is rewarded as the Prominent Educator of Beijing. Currently his research interests include E-commerce and Internet of things, Service engineering and project management, Network security and software architecture. He also led the Major State Basic Research Development Program (973 program), National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (863 program) and other national expedition programs. Till now he published two International Publishers and dozens of academic books and teaching materials in software field.