ROBUSTNESS ANALYSIS USING FMEA AND BBN - Case Study for a Web-based Application

Ilaria Canova Calori, Tor Stålhane, Sven Ziemer

Abstract

Time pressure and quality issues represent important challenges for those who develop web-based systems. The ability to analyze a system’s quality and implement improvements early in the development life cycle is of great practical important. For our study we have considered robustness as a critical quality issue. Our objective is to propose a general framework for conducting robustness analysis of web-based systems at an early stage of software development, providing a tool for evaluating failure impact severity and supporting trade-off decisions during the development process. The framework makes use of Jacobson’s analysis method to decompose a system in its functional components, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis to identify all failure modes that characterize each component, and Bayesian Belief networks to deal with failure cause-effect relationships and evaluate the uncertainty of their impact.

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Canova Calori I., Stålhane T. and Ziemer S. (2007). ROBUSTNESS ANALYSIS USING FMEA AND BBN - Case Study for a Web-based Application . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-972-8865-77-1, pages 164-170. DOI: 10.5220/0001269701640170


in Bibtex Style

@conference{webist07,
author={Ilaria Canova Calori and Tor Stålhane and Sven Ziemer},
title={ROBUSTNESS ANALYSIS USING FMEA AND BBN - Case Study for a Web-based Application},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},
year={2007},
pages={164-170},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001269701640170},
isbn={978-972-8865-77-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - ROBUSTNESS ANALYSIS USING FMEA AND BBN - Case Study for a Web-based Application
SN - 978-972-8865-77-1
AU - Canova Calori I.
AU - Stålhane T.
AU - Ziemer S.
PY - 2007
SP - 164
EP - 170
DO - 10.5220/0001269701640170