Building a system failure rate estimator by identifying component failure rates
S. Kuball, J. May, G. Hughes, Building a system failure rate estimator by identifying component failure rates
. 10th International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE'99)
. ISSN 0769504434, pp. 32–41. November 1999. No electronic version available.
A model is presented for software reliability estimation based on component failure rates. Some advantages over traditional black box statistical testing techniques are identified. The model takes a Bayesian approach, and the key role of prior construction is demonstrated.