Software Quality Engineering: Testing, Quality Assurance, and Quantifiable Im…

Software Quality Engineering: Testing, Quality Assurance, and Quantifiable Im…







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Ano de publicação: 2005 Formato: Capa dura
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0471713457

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9780471713456

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The one resource needed to create reliable software This text offers a comprehensive and integrated approach to software quality engineering. By following the author’s clear guidance, readers learn how to master the techniques to produce high-quality, reliable software, regardless of the software system’s level of complexity. The first part of the publication introduces major topics in software quality engineering and presents quality planning as an integral part of the process. Providing readers with a solid foundation in key concepts and practices, the book moves on to offer in-depth coverage of software testing as a primary means to ensure software quality; alternatives for quality assurance, including defect prevention, process improvement, inspection, formal verification, fault tolerance, safety assurance, and damage control; and measurement and analysis to close the feedback loop for quality assessment and quantifiable improvement. The text’s approach and style evolved from the author’s hands-on experience in the classroom. All the pedagogical tools needed to facilitate quick learning are provided: * Figures and tables that clarify concepts and provide quick topic summaries * Examples that illustrate how theory is applied in real-world situations * Comprehensive bibliography that leads to in-depth discussion of specialized topics * Problem sets at the end of each chapter that test readers’ knowledge This is a superior textbook for software engineering, computer science, information systems, and electrical engineering students, and a dependable reference for software and computer professionals and engineers.

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Publisher IEEE Computer Society Press
ISBN-10 0471713457
ISBN-13 9780471713456
eBay Product ID (ePID) 43538105

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Format Hardcover
Publication Year 2005
Language English

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Weight 35.9 Oz
Width 7.3in.
Height 1.2in.
Length 10.4in.

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Dewey Edition 22
Table of Content List of Figures. List of Tables. Preface. PART I OVERVIEW AND BASICS. 1 Overview. 1.1 Meeting People’s Quality Expectations. 1.2 Book Organization and Chapter Overview. 1.3 Dependency and Suggested Usage. 1.4 Reader Preparation and Background Knowledge. Problems. 2 What Is Software Quality? 2.1 Quality: Perspectives and Expectations. 2.2 Quality Frameworks and ISO-9126. 2.3 Correctness and Defects: Definitions, Properties, and Measurements. 2.4 A Historical Perspective of Quality. 2.5 So, What Is Software Quality? Problems. 3 Quality Assurance. 3.1 Classification: QA as Dealing with Defects. 3.2 Defect Prevention. 3.2.1 Education and training. 3.2.2 Formal method. 3.2.3 Other defect prevention techniques. 3.3 Defect Reduction. 3.3.1 Inspection: Direct fault detection and removal. 3.3.2 Testing: Failure observation and fault removal. 3.3.3 Other techniques and risk identification. 3.4 Defect Containment. 3.4.1 Software fault tolerance. 3.4.2 Safety assurance and failure containment. 3.5 Concluding Remarks. Problems. 4 Quality Assurance in Context. 4.1 Handling Discovered Defect During QA Activities. 4.2 QA Activities in Software Processes. 4.3 Verification and Validation Perspectives. 4.4 Reconciling the Two Views. 4.5 Concluding Remarks. Problems. 5 Quality Engineering. 5.1 Quality Engineering: Activities and Process. 5.2 Quality Planning: Goal Setting and Strategy Formation. 5.3 Quality Assessment and Improvement. 5.4 Quality Engineering in Software Processes. 5.5 Concluding Remarks. Problems. PART II SOFTWARE’TESTING. 6 Testing: Concepts, Issues, and Techniques. 6.1 Purposes, Activities, Processes, and Context. 6.2 Questions About Testing. 6.3 Functional vs. Structural Testing: What to Test? 6.4 Coverage-Based vs. Usage-Based Testing: When to Stop Testing? 6.5 Concluding Remarks. Problems. 7 Test Activities, Management, and Automation. 7.1 Test Planning and Preparation. 7.1.1 Test planning: Goals, strategies, and techniques. 7.1.2 Testing models and test cases. 7.1.3 Test suite preparation and management. 7.1.4 Preparation of test procedure. 7.2 Test Execution, Result Checking, and Measurement. 7.3 Analysis and Follow-up. 7.4 Activities, People, and Management. 7.5 Test Automation. 7.6 Concluding Remarks. Problems. 8 Coverage and Usage Testing Based on Checklists and Partitions. 8.1 Checklist-Based Testing and Its Limitations. 8.2 Testing for Partition Coverage. 8.2.1 Some motivational examples. 8.2.2 Partition: Concepts and definitions. 8.2.3 Testing decisions and predicates for partition coverage. 8.3 Usage-Based Statistical Testing with Musa’s Operational Profiles. 8.3.1 The cases for usage-based statistical testing. 8.3.2 Musa OP: Basic ideas. 8.3.3 Using OPs for statistical testing and other purposes. 8.4 Constructing Operational Profiles. 8.4.1 Generic methods and participants. 8.4.2 OP development procedure: Musa-1. 8.4.3 OP development procedure: Musa-2. 8.5 Case Study: OP for the Cartridge Support Software. 8.5.1 Background and participants. 8.5.2 OP development in five steps. 8.5.3 Metrics collection, result validation, and lessons learned. 8.6 Concluding Remarks. Problems. 9 Input Domain Partitioning and Boundary Testing. 9.1 Input Domain Partitioning and Testing. 9.1.1 Basic concepts, definitions, and terminology. 9.1.2 Input domain testing for partition and boundary problems. 9.2 Simple Domain Analysis and the Extreme Point Combination Strategy. 9.3 Testing Strategies Based on Boundary Analysis. 9.3.1 Weak N x 1 strategy. 9.3.2 Weak 1 x 1 strategy. 9.4 Other Boundary Test Strategies and Applications. 9.4.1 Strong and approximate strategies
Illustrated Yes
Dewey Decimal 005
Series Wiley-IEEE
Copyright Date 2005
Author Jeff Tian
Number of Pages 440 Pages
Lc Classification Number Qa76.76.Q35t53 2005
Publication Date 2005-02-18
Reviews ” … seasoned throughout with practical experience and examples … these combine to give a well-balanced feel overall which is really quite satisfying.” ( Software Testing, Verification and Reliability, June 2006)
Lccn 2004-022229



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