Metrics for Predicting Run-Time Failures and Maintenance Effort: Four Case Studies


August 1998 The distribution of faults within any particular software product is not uniform. For example, 47 percent of the faults found by users of OS/370 were associated with only 4 percent of the modules [1]. Therefore, what is needed are metrics that can be applied to detailed designs to predict which modules will be faultprone. Then, instead of… (More)


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