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Incorporating Features Enhancement Archetype in Software Reliability Growth Modeling and Optimal Release Time Determination

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International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2016
Authors:
Adarsh Anand, Deepika, Ompal Singh
10.5120/ijca2016909137

Adarsh Anand, Deepika and Ompal Singh. Article: Incorporating Features Enhancement Archetype in Software Reliability Growth Modeling and Optimal Release Time Determination. International Journal of Computer Applications 139(4):1-6, April 2016. Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA. BibTeX

@article{key:article,
	author = {Adarsh Anand and Deepika and Ompal Singh},
	title = {Article: Incorporating Features Enhancement Archetype in Software Reliability Growth Modeling and Optimal Release Time Determination},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2016},
	volume = {139},
	number = {4},
	pages = {1-6},
	month = {April},
	note = {Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA}
}

Abstract

Requirement Analysis is one of the important phases of any Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). The competitive market scenario has made clients dynamic and informative and so in between demand of changing or addition of new functionalities is a very common scenario that firms faces now-a-days. But this up-gradation of the system often brings new complexities that might alter/increase the total fault count in the software system. The add-ons or the interfacing of the modules with other applications is cumbersome task and adds to the load of the testing team. Taking this feature intensification affect (after a certain time point) into account, in this paper, an optimal release time of the software has been identified. The proposal has been validated on real life software failure data set and results show the impact of feature enhancement.

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Keywords

Software Reliability Growth Models (SRGM), Features Enhancement, Release policy.