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In this chapter, a survey form is presented. This survey form will help guide the classification of various software engineering methodologies and their usage in a variety of projects. The survey form is then completed for the three main categories of sequential, cyclical, and WaterSluice software engineering methodologies. Survey forms for the Boehm-waterfall and the Boehm-spiral are also completed. Several software engineering projects are then presented along with their software engineering methodology and completed survey form. Because there is a very limited number of publications of real-life software engineering methodology usage, most of the example projects are from the author's experiences. Several projects are from well known systems such as Ada, UNIX, and X.

This survey is intended as an aid in understanding software engineering methodologies. This survey is not presented as the ultimate, definitive, scientific classification schema for software engineering methodologies.

Ronald LeRoi Burback