Estimating Software Reliability Using Inverse Sampling

  title={Estimating Software Reliability Using Inverse Sampling},
  author={B. Singh and David Lorge Parnas},
|This paper addresses one of the perpetual questions faced by software developers, \How much testing is enough testing?". Software testing accounts for a substantial portion of software development costs, but releasing software with unacceptable reliability is also very costly. We begin with a discussion of how classical notions of reliability can be applied to deterministic software and explain that the reliability of a software is as much a function of the way that it is used as of quality of… CONTINUE READING
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