There is a new trend of incorporating software coverage metrics into software reliability modelling. This paper proposes a coverage‐based software reliability growth model. Firstly, the failure rate function in coverage is analytically derived. Then it is shown that the number of detected faults follows a Nonhomogeneous Poisson distribution of which intensity function is the failure rate function in coverage. Practical applicability of the proposed models is examined by illustrative numerical examples.
Park, Y., Soon Kim, Y. and Heung Park, J. (2004), "Modelling the Failure Rate Function in Coverage and Software Reliability Growth", Asian Journal on Quality, Vol. 5 No. 1, pp. 110-121. https://doi.org/10.1108/15982688200400008
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