WIT Press


A Model For Assessment Module Selection In Product Certification

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SQM940012

Volume

9

Pages

14

Published

1994

Size

1,147 kb

Author(s)

F. Qiu, R. Fole & R. Cole

Abstract

A model for assessment module selection in product certification F. Qiu," R. Fole/ & R. Cole" "Software Measurement Laboratory ^Department of Computer Studies, Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, ABSTRACT In this paper a model is presented for the selection of software product assessment modules, called 'Assessment bricks'. This is part of a development of an overall architecture for a tool (A Software Assessment Advisor) to act as an automated assistant to aid the assessment procedure. The model proposed consists of two sub-models: a suitability model and an applicability model. The suitability model is used to select an initial set of bricks which are suitable for the proposed assessment. The criteria used in this selection include: software characteristics to be assessed; product category; degree of relevance of bricks to identified characteristics and usability of bricks in previous assessments. The selection process involves a fuzzy algorithm and

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