A scenario-based reliability analysis approach for component-based software

  title={A scenario-based reliability analysis approach for component-based software},
  author={Sherif M. Yacoub and Bojan Cukic and Hany H. Ammar},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Reliability},
This paper introduces a reliability model, and a reliability analysis technique for component-based software. The technique is named Scenario-Based Reliability Analysis (SBRA). Using scenarios of component interactions, we construct a probabilistic model named Component-Dependency Graph (CDG). Based on CDG, a reliability analysis algorithm is developed to analyze the reliability of the system as a function of reliabilities of its architectural constituents. An extension of the proposed model… 

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