Software Reliability and Dependability

  • Gerard O’Regan
Part of the Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science book series (UTICS)


This chapter discusses software reliability and dependability, and covers topics such as software reliability and software reliability models, the Cleanroom methodology, system availability, safety and security critical software, and dependability engineering.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SQC ConsultingMallow, County CorkIreland

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