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Software metrics and reliability ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: C Mingins

Not offered in 2005.

Synopsis: Principles of measurement; formal approaches to software measurement; measuring software 'quality'; metric validation and verification; data collection; measures in object-oriented systems, complexity measures, reuse metrics, design measurement; stating dependability requirements; measuring the reliability of software.

Assessment: Seminar paper and presentation: 25% + Practical assignment: 75%

Contact Hours: 4 hours per week

Prohibitions: SFT5050