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Reaching an agreement on COTS quality through the use of quality models

Author
Carvallo, J.P.; Franch, X.; Grau, G.; Quer, C.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
Second Workshop on Software Quality
Date of publication
2004
Presentation's date
2004
Book of congress proceedings
Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Software Quality (SQ2004)
First page
18
Last page
23
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1049/ic:20040321 Open in new window
URL
http://digital-library.theiet.org/content/conferences/10.1049/ic_20040321 Open in new window
Abstract
It is difficult to reach to an agreement on how to measure software quality. It has been argued that one of the reasons for this is that quality is a complex concept, for which a universal definition does not exist. Quality means different things to different people, thus it is highly subjective and context-dependant. Kitchenham (1989) stated that quality is "hard to define, impossible to measure, easy to recognize". Gilles (1997) stated quality is "generally transparent when present, but easily...
Keywords
Object-oriented programming, Software metrics, Software quality
Group of research
GESSI - Group of Software and Service Engineering
inSSIDE - integrated Software, Service, Information and Data Engineering

Participants

  • Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo  (author and speaker )
  • Franch Gutierrez, Javier  (author and speaker )
  • Grau Colom, Gemma  (author and speaker )
  • Quer, Carme  (author and speaker )