1987-04-01, English, Article, Journal or magazine article, Poster, chart, other edition: Reliability theory applied to software testing. Drake, H. Dean; Wolting, Duane E.

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Physical Description
  • graph Characteristic failure rat curves.
  • graph HP 2393A and HP 2397A prerelease failure rate.
  • graph HP 2394A prerelease failure rate.
  • graph HP 2394A testing process control chart.
  • Magazine/​Journal article
Published
  • Hewlett Packard Company, 1987 April
Language
  • English

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Title
  • Reliability theory applied to software testing.
Appears In
  • Hewlett-Packard Journal, v38, no.n4, 1987 April, p35(5) (ISSN: 0018-1153)
Author
  • Drake, H. Dean
  • Wolting, Duane E.
Published
  • Hewlett Packard Company, 1987 April
Physical Description
  • graph Characteristic failure rat curves.
  • graph HP 2393A and HP 2397A prerelease failure rate.
  • graph HP 2394A prerelease failure rate.
  • graph HP 2394A testing process control chart.
  • Magazine/​Journal article
Subjects
Target Audience
  • Professional
  • Trade
Summary
  • The software reliability theory is derived from a reliability growth model, as proposed by Musa. The process used to test software at HP in Roseville was designed in accordance with that software reliability model. Testing is performed by engineers on a part-time basis, with two full-time testers who test features sequentially. This insures that test cases are applied concurrently in all areas. Software reliability can be measured through these methods. Simple structuring of the testing process provides the data necessary to make pre-release estimates of a products's reliability.
Notes
  • graph Characteristic failure rat curves.
  • graph HP 2393A and HP 2397A prerelease failure rate.
  • graph HP 2394A prerelease failure rate.
  • graph HP 2394A testing process control chart.
Language
  • English
Database
  • Gale Academic OneFile
  • Gale General OneFile
Identifier
  • 6011926

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