Case study of software complexity and error detection simulation
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The history of developing and using a simulation model for the study of software error processes, complexity and structure is traced. Strong and weak points of simulation as they relate to model validity, accuracy and cost of implementation and use are discussed. The simulation model is compared t o a similar analytic model. The history of an experiment in software complexity and error analysis is used to show the correspondence between empirical and model results. Empirical wthods are contrasted with the use of models in terms of validity, accuracy, generality and cost. An assessment is made of the applicability of the techniques, based on these experiences .
The article of record as published may be located at http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CMPSAC.1979.762613
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