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Design for Trustworthy Software: Tools, Techniques, and Methodology of Developing Robust Software by Bijay K. Jayaswal, Peter C. Patton

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Glossary of Technical Terms

5S

A quality system involving five tasks that all begin with S: seiri (sort), seiton (straighten or set), seiso (shine or cleanliness), seiketsu (standardize), and shitsuke (sustain).

ABC

Activity-Based Costing.

ABM

Activity-Based Management.

affinity diagram

A set of ideas about the topic in question, grouped in clusters based on their similarity.

AHP

Analytic Hierarchy Process.

ALGOL

International Algorithmic Language. An early high-level language for programming mathematical and engineering applications.

alpha testing

Initial testing of a new software release by the developer’s staff.

ANOVA

Analysis of Variance.

AON

Activity on Node Diagram.

beta testing

Initial testing of a new release by advanced or experienced ...

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