WIT Press


Building A Software Assessment Advisor Using Expert Systems Techniques

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SQM930561

Volume

4

Pages

15

Published

1993

Size

1,460 kb

Author(s)

F. Qiu, R.W. Foley & R.J. Cole

Abstract

Building a software assessment advisor using expert systems techniques F. Qiu\ R.W. Foley\ R.J. Cole" ^Software Metrics Laboratory, ^Department of Computer Studies, Glasgow Polytechnic, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow ABSTRACT An important aspect of the production of quality software is that of software assessment and certification. This involves the measurement of a finished software product using a set of recognised Software Assessment Units. It is essential that at the specification of a piece of software a set of relevant software attributes with a suitable subset of Assessment Units is identified. The set is used to determine whether or not the finished product meets an appropriate quality standard. It has been recognised that a Software Assessment Advisor (SAA) is a necessary tool to assist with this task. An SAA can help in determining the software attributes which should be measured and in selecting an appropriate set of Assessment Units. The SAA will use information concerning th

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