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1 Author(s)
Ohba, Mitsuru ; Science Institute, IBM Japan, Ltd., Kowa Building No. 36, 5-19, Sanbancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102, Japan

This paper discusses improvements to conventional software reliability analysis models by making the assumptions on which they are based more realistic. In an actual project environment, sometimes no more information is available than reliability data obtained from a test report. The models described here are designed to resolve the problems caused by this constraint on the availability of reliability data. By utilizing the technical knowledge about a program, a test, and test data, we can select an appropriate software reliability analysis model for accurate quality assessment. The delayed S-shaped growth model, the inflection S-shaped model, and the hyperexponential model are proposed.

Note: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Incorporated is distributing this Article with permission of the International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) who is the exclusive owner. The recipient of this Article may not assign, sublicense, lease, rent or otherwise transfer, reproduce, prepare derivative works, publicly display or perform, or distribute the Article.  

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IBM Journal of Research and Development  (Volume:28 ,  Issue: 4 )

Date of Publication:

July 1984

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