METRICS, QUALITY AND RELIABILITY
Credit points: 15
This subject examines the different attributes of the quality of a piece of software, the techniques of measuring them and the means of developing quality software. The topics covered include measurement techniques, empirical relations, representation conditions, measurement types and scales, direct and indirect measurements, measurement prediction, meaningfulness in measurement, software quality attributes, software metrics, different types of metrics, software complexity, size estimation, software productivity, GQM, management by metrics, software reliability concepts, reliability model, reliability estimation, testing issues in the real world, test suite design, testing techniques, management issues in testing, software release policies, fault and failure, fault report, and fault and failure analysis.
FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering
Subject Co-ordinatorRichard Lai
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Prerequisites CSE5DES or CSE5SDM
Incompatible subjects CSE41FSM or CSE3SMM OR CSE3MQR
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Software Metrics: A Practical and Rigorous Approach||Recommended||Norman Fenton||A COPY IS AVAILABLE IN THE LIBRARY|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRichard Lai
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
|Exam (2 hours)||40|
|Problem solving tasks||1200 words||15|
|Quizzes||eleven quizzes each of 5 minutes duration||10|
|Tutorial exercises||1200 words||15|