Cleanroom Software Engineering: Theory and Practice

  • Richard C. Linger
  • Carmen J. Trammell
Part of the Formal Approaches to Computing and Information Technology (FACIT) book series (FACIT)

Abstract

Cleanroom software engineering is a rigorous engineering discipline for the development and certification of high-reliability software systems under statistical quality control (Mills, 1992; Linger, 1993, 1994). The Cleanroom name is borrowed from hardware cleanrooms, with their emphasis on process control and focus on defect prevention rather than defect removal. Cleanroom combines mathematically-based methods of software specification, design, and correctness verification with statistical usage testing to certify software fitness for use.

Keywords

Encapsulation Veri Mellon Alloca 

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© Springer-Verlag London 1999

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  • Richard C. Linger
  • Carmen J. Trammell

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