Concordia University - Montreal, Quebec, Canada

INSE 6260/4/UU - Software Quality Assurance

(Winter 2009)

Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering (CIISE)

Concordia University






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Papers Presentation: Each member should present a part of the paper

       Date: February, 19th

       Duration: 5 to 7 minutes for each member. Up to 15 to 20 minutes per presentation


Lecture 1 is available here

Time:                          Thursday, 17h45 20h15

Classroom:                 H-423            

Office hours:              Wednesday, 14h00 16h00 or by appointment (Office: EV.7.630)

Instructor:               Dr. J. Bentahar


Tel: 514-848-2424 Ext. 5382

Course Web:    

You can use this web site to get lecture notes, useful links, assignments, and other useful information. It is highly advised to visit the web site regularly.


1) Software Quality Assurance: From Theory to Implementation
Daniel Galin
Addison Wesley, 2004

ISBN: 0-201-70945-7


This book covers several issues related to software quality assurance. Some important chapters are: software quality challenge, what is software quality, software quality factors, and software testing.


2) Metrics and Models in Software Quality Engineering

 Stephen H. Kan

Addison-Wesley, 2004 (available online) 

ISBN:  0-201-72915-6


This book is a reference in software metrics. It covers a comprehensive breadth of measurement theory and software quality metrics.


3) Foundation of Testing

Aditya P. Mathur

Draft book