ERIC Number: ED127992
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Feb-15
Guidelines for Documentation of Computer Programs and Automated Data Systems. (Category: Software; Subcategory: Documentation).
Federal Information Processing Standards Publication, Feb 1976
These guidelines provide a basis for determining the content and extent of documentation for computer programs and automated data systems. Content descriptions of ten document types plus examples of how management can determine when to use the various types are included. The documents described are (1) functional requirements documents, (2) data requirements documents, (3) system/subsystem specifications, (4) program specifications, (5) data base specifications, (6) users manuals, (7) operations manuals, (8) program maintenance manuals, (9) test plans and (10) test analysis reports. (KB)
Descriptors: Computer Programs, Data Processing, Documentation, Federal Government, Guidelines, Information Processing, Standards
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (SD Catalog No. C13.52:38; Stock No. 003-003-01580-6; $1.35)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Bureau of Standards (DOC), Washington, DC. Inst. for Computer Sciences and Technology.