An Interview with Prof. Andreas Zeller: Mining your way to software reliability

@article{Tichy2010AnIW,
  title={An Interview with Prof. Andreas Zeller: Mining your way to software reliability},
  author={Walter Tichy},
  journal={Ubiquity},
  year={2010},
  volume={2010},
  pages={3}
}
In 1976, Les Belady and Manny Lehman published the first empirical growth study of a large software system, IBMs OS 360. At the time, the operating system was twelve years old and the authors were able to study 21 successive releases of the software. By looking at variables such as number of modules, time for preparing releases, and modules handled between releases (a defect indicator), they were able to formulate three laws: The law of continuing change, the law of increasing entropy, and the… CONTINUE READING