Reliability of Software Intensive Systems

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Reliability of Software Intensive Systems
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Book information

  • Published: January 1995
  • Imprint: WILLIAM ANDREW
  • ISBN: 978-0-8155-1361-2


Table of Contents


Part I Reliability Techniques for Combined Hardware and Software Systems

1. Introduction

1.1 Scope

1.2 Research Problem Background

1.3 Approach

1.4 Report Organization

1.5 Introductory Concepts

2. System and Software Modeling/Combination

2.1 Development of the System Model

3. Reliability Decomposition and Allocation

3.1 Approach

3.2 Results

4. Software Reliability Prediction

4.1 Approach

4.2 Results

5. Reliability Growth Testing

5.1 Approach

5.2 Results

6. Reliability Demonstration

6.1 Approach

6.2 Results

7. Validation

7.1 Approach

7.2 Results

8. Conclusions and Recommendations

8.1 Conclusions

8.2 Recommendations

Appendix A-Reliability Database

Appendix B-Constant Failure Rate Model for Software

Appendix C-Dynamic Allocation

C.1 Assumptions

C.2 Notation

C.3 Dynamic Allocation Technique

Appendix D-Early Prediction of Program Size

D.1 Successive Ratings Method

D.2 Pairwise Comparisons

D.3 Paired Comparisons Method

Appendix E-Multivariate Regression Analysis

E.1 Multivariate Linear Regression Model Development

E.2 Multivariate Nonlinear Regression Models Development

E.3 Notation

References

Part II Hardware/Software Reliability Assurance and Control

1. Introduction

1.1 Purpose

1.2 Application

2. Applicable Documents

2.1 Military Documents

2.2 Non-Military Documents

3. Definitions and Symbols

3.1 Definitions of Terms

3.2 Abbreviations

3.3 Mathematical Symbols

4. General Requirements

4.1 System Reliability Prediction and Estimation Program

4.2 Hardware Reliability Prediction and Estimation Program

4.3 Software Reliability Prediction and Estimation Program

5. Detailed Requirements

5.1 Hardware/Software System Reliability Modeling

5.2 Reliability Allocation

5.3 Prediction

5.4 Growth and Demonstration Testing

5.5 Defect Prevention