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Independent Verification and Validation: A Life Cycle Engineering Process for Quality Software

Independent Verification and Validation: A Life Cycle Engineering Process for Quality Software

Robert O. Lewis

ISBN: 978-0-471-57011-0

Sep 1992

384 pages

Select type: Hardcover

In Stock

$185.00

Description

Comprehensive and up-to-date, it covers the most vital part of software development, independent verification and validation. Presents a variety of methods that will ensure better quality, performance, cost and reliability of technical products and systems. Features numerous hints, tips and instructions for better interaction between verification and validation personnel, development engineers and managers. Includes 8 case histories ranging from major engineering systems through information systems. Many of the principles involved also apply to computer hardware as well as the fields of science and engineering.
Partial table of contents:

COMPENDIUM OF INDEPENDENT VERIFICATION AND VALIDATION CONCEPTS.

The What and Why of Independent Verification and Validation.

How Systems Are Developed.

AN ANTHOLOGY OF INDEPENDENT VERIFICATION AND VALIDATION DISCIPLINES: THE DETAILED HOW-TO-DO-IT GUIDE.

Computer-Aided Software Engineering Tools for Software Development and Independent Verification and Validation.

Key Plans, Reviews, and Audits.

Configuration Management.

A GUIDE TO PLANNING AND APPLYING INDEPENDENT VERIFICATION AND VALIDATION.

Estimating the Cost and Value of Independent Verification and Validation.

How Software Engineering Institute's Assessment of Contractors Interacts with Independent Verification and Validation.

CASE STUDIES IN INDEPENDENT VERIFICATION AND VALIDATION.

References.

Abbreviations.

Index.