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Metrics and Models in Software Quality Engineering, Second Edition by Stephen H. Kan

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Chapter 19. Concluding Remarks

The previous eighteen chapters cover a spectrum of topics on the theme of metrics and models in software quality engineering. Beginning with the definition of software quality and the need to measure and drive improvement via metrics and models, we surveyed the major existing software development process models, examined the fundamentals in measurement theory, provided an overview of major software quality metrics that cover the entire software life cycle, and looked into the application of techniques from traditional quality engineering (e.g., as the seven basic quality tools) in software development. Then we examined the concept of defect removal effectiveness, which is central to software development, and its ...

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