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Reliability as a Quality Attribute

@inproceedings{Rosenberg1998ReliabilityAA,
  title={Reliability as a Quality Attribute},
  author={L. Rosenberg and Theodore Hammer and John G. Shaw and Unisys},
  year={1998}
}
The IEEE defines reliability as “The ability of a system or component to perform its required functions under stated conditions for a specified period of time.” To most project and software development managers, reliability is equated to correctness, that is, they look to testing and the number of “bugs” found and fixed. While finding and fixing bugs discovered in testing is necessary to assure reliability, a better way is to develop a robust, high quality product through all of the stages of… Expand

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