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Mythical Man-Month, The: Essays on Software Engineering, Anniversary Edition by Frederick P. Brooks Jr.

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Cover drawing: C. R. Knight, Mural of the La Brea Tar Pits. Courtesy of the George C. Page Museum of La Brea Discoveries, The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

The essay entitled, No Silver Bullet, is from Information Processing 1986, the Proceedings of the IFIP Tenth World Computing Conference, edited by H.-J. Kugler, 1986, pages 1069–1076. Reprinted with the kind permission of IFIP and Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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Brooks, Frederick P., Jr. (Frederick Phillips)     The mythical man-month : essays on software engineering /    Frederick P. Brooks, Jr. — Anniversary ed.       p. cm.     Includes bibliographical references and index.     ISBN 0-201-83595-9     1. Software engineering. I. Title. ...

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