Accession Number:

ADA030798

Title:

Software Reliability Study

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept. 16 Oct 1973-27 Feb 1976

Corporate Author:

TRW DEFENSE SYSTEMS GROUP REDONDO BEACH CA

Report Date:

1976-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

346.0

Abstract:

A study of software errors is presented. Techniques for categorizing errors according to type, identifying their source, and detecting them are discussed. Various techniques used in analyzing empirical error data collected from four large software systems are discussed and results of analysis are presented. Use of results to indicate improvements in the error prevention and detection processes through use of tools and techniques is also discussed.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE