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International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS)

ISSN: 2074-9007 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9015 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJITCS Vol.5, No.8, Jul. 2013

Fault Persistency and Fault Prediction in Optimization of Software Release

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Author(s)

Maurizio Pighin, Anna Marzona

Index Terms

Fault Prediction, Fault Persistency, Software Release, Software Metrics, Software Testing

Abstract

This article serves two purposes: firstly, it presents an innovative methodology that increases the accuracy of fault prediction measurements. This method is based on the novel concept of "fault persistency", which enables to correct prediction metrics with a weighted value related to the module’s history. Secondly, it aims to develop operational processes from the aforesaid prediction metrics that may contribute to software construction and validation. It presents an example of an allocation methodology for resources used for testing purposes. The theoretical part is followed by an extensive experimental phase.

Cite This Paper

Maurizio Pighin, Anna Marzona,"Fault Persistency and Fault Prediction in Optimization of Software Release", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), vol.5, no.8, pp.15-23, 2013. DOI: 10.5815/ijitcs.2013.08.02

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