Advances in Computers, Volume 58

1st Edition

Highly Dependable Software

Editors: Marvin Zelkowitz
Hardcover ISBN: 9780120121588
eBook ISBN: 9780080526652
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 8th August 2003
Page Count: 392

Institutional Access


Table of Contents

Preface. Contributors. Software development productivity, K.D. Maxwell. Transformation-oriented programming: A development methodology for high assurance software, V.L. Winter, S. Roach, and G. Wickstrom. Bounded model checking, A Biere, A. Cimatti, E.M. Clarke, O. Strichman, and Y. Zhu. Advances in GUI testing, A.M. Memon. Software inspections, M. Roper, A. Dunsmore, and M. Wood. Software fault tolerance forestalls crashes: To err is human; to forgive is fault tolerant, L. Bernstein. Advances in the provisions of system and software security - Thirty years of progress, R.B. Vaughn.

Description

Since 1960, Advances in Computers has chronicled the constantly shifting theories and methods of Information Technology which greatly shapes our lives today. Highly Dependable Software is the 58th volume in this Series. The seven chapters describe various approaches towards dependability: software development measurability, transformation oriented programming, Bounded Model Checking, GUI testing, history and lessons from software inspections, impact and problems related to errors in software, the evolution of the various security policies. This book would be an invaluable addition to any university course in computer technology, and an excellent reference tool for industrial practitioners.

Key Features

  • Includes in-depth surveys and tutorials on advances in Computer Technology. Features the work of well-known authors and researchers in the field. Provides a broad overview of important developments.* Contains extensive bibliographies.

Readership

Researchers and graduate students in software engineering and object-oriented design and development, program designers, and software architects.


Details

No. of pages:
392
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2003
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080526652
Hardcover ISBN:
9780120121588

Reviews

Since 1960, Advances in Computers has chronicled the constantly shifting theories and methods of Information Technology which greatly shapes our lives today. Highly Dependable Software is the 58th volume in this Series. The seven chapters describe various approaches towards dependability: software development measurability, transformation oriented programming, Bounded Model Checking, GUI testing, history and lessons from software inspections, impact and problems related to errors in software, the evolution of the various security policies. This book would be an invaluable addition to any university course in computer technology, and an excellent reference tool for industrial practitioners.


About the Editors

Marvin Zelkowitz Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Maryland, Department of Computer Science, College Park, USA