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Software Reliability


A. Bondavalli, S. Chiaradonna, F. Di Giandomenico and L. Strigini, "A Contribution to the Evaluation of the Reliability of Iterative-Execution Software", Software Testing, Verification and Reliability, vol.9, no.3, pp 145-166, 1999.

Fenton NE and Neil M, "A Critique of Software Defect Prediction Models", IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 25(3), 1999. [abstract]

Littlewood B, Popov P, Strigini L., "A note on reliability estimation of functionally diverse systems", Reliability Engineering and System Safety, vol.66, pp 93 - 95, 1999. [abstract] [more information]

Mellor P., "A Problem with the Model' revisited: How good are software engineering models?'', {The Use of Modelling and Simulation in Product Development}", Conference, Salford, UK, 1999.

Fenton NE and Neil M, "A Strategy for Improving Safety Related Software Engineering Standards", IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 24(11), pp. 1002-1013, 1999.

Meulen, M.J.P. van der, "Anforderungen an die Entwicklung sicherheitskritischer Systeme aus Sicht des Sturmflutwehres in der Oosterschelde", Symposium of the Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik, Bonn, 1999.

H. Maaref, M. Oussalah, C. Barret, "Application de la theorie des possibilites pour une application orientee robotique mobile", Revue de traitement de signal, vol. 16 (5), pp. 345-359, 1999.

Meulen, M.J.P. van der, "Application of Formal Methods in the Specification of the Emergency Closing System of the Storm Surge Barrier in the Eastern Scheldt", International symposium on assuring safety and security of safety-related computer systems, Cracow, 1999.

Neil M, Littlewood B, Fenton NE, "Applying Bayesian belief networks to systems dependability assessment", Conference - in Proceedings of 4th Safety Critical Systems Symposium, pp. 71-93, Springer Verlag, 1999.

Fenton NE, Littlewood B, Neil M, Strigini L, Sutcliffe A, Wright D, "Assessing Dependability of Safety Critical Systems using Diverse Evidence", IEE Proceedings Software Engineering, vol. 145(1), pp. 35-39, 1999. [abstract]

Fenton NE, Littlewood B, Neil M, Strigini L, Wright DW, Courtois P-J, "Bayesian belief network model for the safety assessment of nuclear computer-based systems", DeVa project deliverable, 1999.

Pfleeger SL, Page S, Fenton NE, Hatton L, "Case study results for the SMARTIE project", Deliverable 2.2.4 (Additional Study, 1999.

Popov P, Romanovsky A, and Strigini L, "Choosing effective methods for design diversity - how to progress from intuition to science", Proc. SAFECOMP '99, 18th International Conference on Computer Safety, Reliability and Security, Toulouse, France, Springer, pp 272-285, 1999. [more information]

Mellor P., "Cyber-Accidents and Cyber-Muggers: What are the risks?", Digital Risk Conference, London, UK, 1999.

Fenton N, Krause P, Neil M, "Decision support for the software development process", submitted Uncertainty in AI, 1999.

Alberdi, E., Becher, J-C., Gilhooly, K., Hunter, J., Logie, R, Lyon, A., McIntosh, N., Reiss, J., "Decision support in the neonatal intensive care unit: Expertise differences in the interpretation of monitored physiological data", Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics, (D. Harris, Eds.), vol. 3, pp. 397-404, Ashgate, Aldershot, UK, 1999.

Meulen, M.J.P. van der, "Derailment provisions for a high-speed train link in the Netherlands", Conference Safety and Reliability Association Europe, Rotterdam, 1999.

Povyakalo A. A., "Formal Qualitative Safety Analysis of General Dynamic Systems: Synthesis of Protection Algorithms", Proceedings of Seventh International Conference On Nuclear Engineering (ICONE-7), Tokyo, Japan, April 19-23, 1999, CD ROM, paper ICONE-7194., Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME), 1999. [abstract]

Bieman JM, Fenton NE, Gustafson DA, Melton A, Ott LM, "Fundamental issues in software measurement", In 'Software Measurement', (Melton A, Eds.), pp. 39-52, International Thomson Computer Press, 1999.

Fenton N. E., "How effective are software engineering methods?", JSS, vol. 20, pp. 93-100, 1999.

Fenton N.E., Melton A., "Measurement theory and software measurement", In 'Software Measurement', (Melton A, Eds.), pp. 27-37, International Thomson Computer Press, 1999.

Fenton N.E., "Multi-criteria Decision Aid; with emphasis on its relevance of in dependability assessment", DATUM/CSR/02, 1999.

M. Oussalah, "Multi-target tracking in the framework of possibility theory", Recent Advances in Signal Processing and Communications, ( N. E. Mastorakis, Eds.), pp. 100-107, Word Scientific and Engineering Society Press, 1999.

A. Burns, S. Punnekkat, L.Strigini, D.Wright, "Probabilistic Scheduling Guarantees for Fault-Tolerant Real-Time Systems", Proc. Seventh IFIP International Working Conference on Dependable Computing for Critical Applications (DCCA-7), San Jose, California, USA, pp 361-378, 1999. [abstract]

Fenton NE, Pfleeger SL, Glass R, "Science and Substance: A Challenge to Software Engineers", IEEE Software, vol. 11(4), pp. 86-95, 1999.

Galliers J, Fenton NE, Neil M, Marsh W, "SERENE: a new method for assessing safety", submitted ICSE, 1999.

Fenton NE, "Software Quality Assurance and Metrics: A Worldwide Perspective", Book, (Iizuka Y, and Whitty RW, Eds.), International Thomson Computer Press, 1999.

Fenton NE, "Software Measurement Programs", Software Testing & Quality Engineering, vol. 1(3), pp. 40-46, 1999.

Fenton N.E., "Software measurement: a necessary scientific basis", Journal - IEEE Trans Software Engineering, vol. 20(3), pp. 199-206, 1999.

Hall T and Fenton NE, "Software pracitioners and software quality improvement", 5th International Conference on Software Quality, pp. 313-323, ASQC, Austin, Texas, USA, 1999.

Taylor P., Alberdi E. and Lee R., "Supporting Reasoning about Mammograms", Proceedings of Medical Image Tutoring Workshop AI-ED 99, pp. 29-37, 1999.

Fenton, N.E., Hill G., "Systems Construction and Analysis: A Mathematical and Logical Approach", McGraw Hill, 1999.

Fenton N.E., "The empirical basis for software engineering", Software Measurement, (Melton A, Eds.), pp. 197-217, International Thomson Computer Press, 1999.

Fenton, N.E., "The role of measurement in software safety assessment", 'Safety and Reliability of Software Based Systems', (Shaw, R, Eds.), pp. 217-248, Springer Verlag, 1999.

Kitchenham BA, Pfleeger SL, Fenton NE, "Towards a framework for software measurement validation", IEEE Tans Software Engineering, vol. 21(12), pp. 929-944, 1999.

Fenton NE, "When a sofware measure is not a measure", Journal - Software Engineering, vol. 7(5), pp. 357-362, 1999.

Fenton, N.E., "Why most software quality metrics do not measure software quality", Conference - Proc 2nd Annual SQI Symp, pp. 28-52, Software Quality Institute, Austin, Texas, Austin. Texas, 1999.