An empirical study of the correlation between code coverage and reliability estimation

  title={An empirical study of the correlation between code coverage and reliability estimation},
  author={Mei-Hwa Chen and Michael R. Lyu and W. Eric Wong},
  booktitle={IEEE METRICS},
Existing time-domain models for software reliability often result in an overestimation of such reliability because they do not take the nature of testing techniques into account. Since every testing technique has a limit to its ability to reveal faults in a given system , as a technique approaches its saturation region fewer faults are discovered and reliability growth phenomena are predicted from the models. When the software is turned over to eld operation, signiicant overestimates of… CONTINUE READING
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