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Issue No. 01 - January/February (1990 vol. 7)
ISSN: 0740-7459
pp: 26-30
ABSTRACT
<p>The author and her colleagues have completed the development of a large project written in Ada. The project team kept error reports, and the many modules ranged greatly in size. They analyzed module size to see if there was a relationship with module quality. They used error density-defects per thousand lines-as an inverse measure of quality: the lower the error density, the higher the quality. The author presents and discusses the results, which lend support to the hypothesis that there is an optimal, intermediate module size.</p>
INDEX TERMS
Ada software; project team; error reports; module size; module quality; error density; defects per thousand lines; Ada; quality control; software reliability
CITATION
Carol Withrow, "Error Density and Size in Ada Software", IEEE Software, vol. 7, no. , pp. 26-30, January/February 1990, doi:10.1109/52.43046
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