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Assurance of Software Quality
CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIV PITTSBURGH PA SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INST
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This module presents the underlying philosophy and associated principles and practices related to the assurance of software quality. It includes a description of the assurance activities associated with the phases of the software development life-cycle e.g., requirements, design, test, etc.. This module presents the concepts underlying the assurance of software quality as a function of the software development process. Specifically, this module provides 1 a basic understanding of the concept of quality as it relates to software 2 an explanation of the concept of software quality assurance as it relates to the software development process 3 an overview of the industry and government standards related to software 4 an examination of processes related to software defect reporting, resolution, and analysis 5 an explanation of requirements traceability and correlation, and the use of traceability to demonstrate of satisfaction of requirements 6 an examination of methods used to document assurance activities and 7 an examination of the social factors involved in influencing the actions of persons despite an adversarial relationship.
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