Laboratory for Advanced Software Engineering Research

The Laboratory for Advanced Software Engineering Research (LASER) is a research lab in the School of Computer Science at UMass Amherst. LASER investigates techniques for reducing software development and maintenance costs while improving the quality of the systems produced. The lab engages communities and corporations to develop techniques, tools and processes which support the most challenging kinds of systems making it applicable to wide classes of properties.

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Program Start (and End Dates): 

January 1, 1985


United States

Program Director: 

Lori Clarke

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Lee Osterweil

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College of Information and Computer Sciences

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