Concordia University - Montreal, Quebec, Canada

INSE 6260/4/UU - Software Quality Assurance

(Winter 2015)

Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering (CIISE)

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 Assignment:

 1- No report to be submitted

 2- Power Point Presentation of the chosen article in class

 3- Duration of the presentation: 10-15 min. Less than 10 min or more than 15 min will be penalized

 4- All the members should present

 5- The order of presentations will be decided randomly

 6- The article to be presented has to be submitted and the names of the presenters should be indicated in the paper

Very Important: The class room for the midterm is: GN M100 (Grey Nuns' Building)

 New:

    The midterm exam will be based on:

       1- The slides covered in class, Lectures 1 to 5, including Data Flow Analysis Techniques (Additional Slides for Lecture 3).

       2- The explanations I gave in class even if they are not in the slides, but       clearly discussed and stressed.

 New: I'll be available Monday, March 2nd from 10h30 to 11h30 for office hours.

 New: The full version of Lecture 4 is available. The new link replaces the old one

 New: Midterm Exam is scheduled on March 3rd.

 New: The team list is available under Assignments link

 Project deliverables should be submitted in class as Hard copy not by email

Time:                          Tuesday, 17h45 20h15

Classroom:                 B-040            

Office hours:              Friday, 10h30 12h00 or by appointment (Office: EV.7.630)

Instructor:               Dr. J. Bentahar

E-mail: bentahar@ciise.concordia.ca    

Tel: 514-848-2424 Ext. 5382

Course Web:              http://www.ciise.concordia.ca/~bentahar/inse6260.html

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.

 Textbooks:        

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