A CASE STUDY ON THE APPLICABILITY OF SOFTWARE RELIABILITY MODELS TO A TELECOMMUNICATION SOFTWARE

Hassan Artail, Fuad Mrad, Mohamad Mortada

Abstract

Faults can be inserted into the software during development or maintenance, and some of these faults may persist even after integration testing. Our concern is about quality assurance that evaluates the reliability and availability of the software system through analysis of failure data. These efforts involve estimation and prediction of next time to failure, mean time between failures, and other reliability-related parameters. The aim of this paper is to empirically apply a variety of software reliability growth models (SRGM) found in the CASRE (Computer Aided Software Reliability Estimation) tool onto real field failure data taken after the deployment of a popular billing software used in the telecom industry. The obtained results are assessed and conclusions are made concerning the applicability of the different models to modeling faults encountered in such environments after the software has been deployed.

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Artail H., Mrad F. and Mortada M. (2007). A CASE STUDY ON THE APPLICABILITY OF SOFTWARE RELIABILITY MODELS TO A TELECOMMUNICATION SOFTWARE . In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT, ISBN 978-989-8111-06-7, pages 178-183. DOI: 10.5220/0001347401780183


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icsoft07,
author={Hassan Artail and Fuad Mrad and Mohamad Mortada},
title={A CASE STUDY ON THE APPLICABILITY OF SOFTWARE RELIABILITY MODELS TO A TELECOMMUNICATION SOFTWARE},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT,},
year={2007},
pages={178-183},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001347401780183},
isbn={978-989-8111-06-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT,
TI - A CASE STUDY ON THE APPLICABILITY OF SOFTWARE RELIABILITY MODELS TO A TELECOMMUNICATION SOFTWARE
SN - 978-989-8111-06-7
AU - Artail H.
AU - Mrad F.
AU - Mortada M.
PY - 2007
SP - 178
EP - 183
DO - 10.5220/0001347401780183