Software Quality Engineering Testing, Quality Assurance, and Quantifiable Improvement

ISBN-10: 0471713457
ISBN-13: 9780471713456
Edition: 2005
Authors: Jeff Tian
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Description: Jeff Tian shows how to meet people's expectations with quality planning, software quality, automation, execution, validation, verification, measurement & analysis. He compares testing to other quality assurance alternatives & related techniques.

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Book details

List price: $122.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: IEEE Computer Society Press
Publication date: 2/18/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 440
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.354
Language: English

Jeff Tian shows how to meet people's expectations with quality planning, software quality, automation, execution, validation, verification, measurement & analysis. He compares testing to other quality assurance alternatives & related techniques.

JEFF TIAN, PHD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He previously worked at IBM SWS Toronto Lab. He has an MS from Harvard University and a PhD in computer science from the University of Maryland. Dr. Tian was awarded the title of "Asian American Engineer of the Year" at National Engineers Week 2002.

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Overview And Basics
Overview
Meeting People's Quality Expectations
Book Organization and Chapter Overview
Dependency and Suggested Usage
Reader Preparation and Background Knowledge
Problems
What Is Software Quality?
Quality: Perspectives and Expectations
Quality Frameworks and ISO-9126
Correctness and Defects: Definitions, Properties, and Measurements
A Historical Perspective of Quality
So, What Is Software Quality? Problems
Quality Assurance
Classification: QA as Dealing with Defects
Defect Prevention
Education and training
Formal method
Other defect prevention techniques
Defect Reduction
Inspection: Direct fault detection and removal
Testing: Failure observation and fault removal
Other techniques and risk identification
Defect Containment
Software fault tolerance
Safety assurance and failure containment
Concluding Remarks
Problems
Quality Assurance in Context
Handling Discovered Defect During QA Activities
QA Activities in Software Processes
Verification and Validation Perspectives
Reconciling the Two Views
Concluding Remarks
Problems
Quality Engineering
Quality Engineering: Activities and Process
Quality Planning: Goal Setting and Strategy Formation
Quality Assessment and Improvement
Quality Engineering in Software Processes
Concluding Remarks
Problems
Software'testing
Testing: Concepts, Issues, and Techniques
Purposes, Activities, Processes, and Context
Questions About Testing
Functional vs. Structural Testing: What to Test?
Coverage-Based vs. Usage-Based Testing: When to Stop Testing?
Concluding Remarks
Problems
Test Activities, Management, and Automation
Test Planning and Preparation
Test planning: Goals, strategies, and techniques
Testing models and test cases
Test suite preparation and management
Preparation of test procedure
Test Execution, Result Checking, and Measurement
Analysis and Follow-up
Activities, People, and Management
Test Automation
Concluding Remarks
Problems
Coverage and Usage Testing Based on Checklists and Partitions
Checklist-Based Testing and Its Limitations
Testing for Partition Coverage
Some motivational examples
Partition: Concepts and definitions
Testing decisions and predicates for partition coverage
Usage-Based Statistical Testing with Musa's Operational Profiles
The cases for usage-based statistical testing
Musa OP: Basic ideas
Using OPs for statistical testing and other purposes
Constructing Operational Profiles
Generic methods and participants
OP development procedure: Musa-1
OP development procedure: Musa-2
Case Study: OP for the Cartridge Support Software
Background and participants
OP development in five steps
Metrics collection, result validation, and lessons learned
Concluding Remarks
Problems
Input Domain Partitioning and Boundary Testing
Input Domain Partitioning and Testing
Basic concepts, definitions, and terminology
Input domain testing for partition and boundary problems
Simple Domain Analysis and the Extreme Point Combination Strategy
Testing Strategies Based on Boundary Analysis
Weak N x 1 strategy
Weak 1 x 1 strategy
Other Boundary Test Strategies and Applications
Strong and approximate strategies

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