WIT Press


A Statistical Validation Of A Predictive Quality Methodology

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SQE970221

Volume

17

Pages

11

Published

1997

Size

1,181 kb

Author(s)

M. Pighin & A. Marzona

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to validate by factorial analysis a methodology based on an evaluation of a series of structural parameters of a program, which is able to predict every file risk level, or in other words how prone it is to containing faults. The influence of structural parameters on the conditions which characterise a system can vary enormously. In particular, situations such as the expertise and experience of the software development staff, knowledge of the application and the tools employed, etc.. significantly affect the type of structural complexity which is acceptable in a given environment and which can guarantee against the introduction of unwanted malfunctions. So, once the environment has b

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