Software failures - follies and fallacies

Hatton, Leslie (1997) Software failures - follies and fallacies. IEE Review, 43 (2). pp. 49-54. ISSN 0013-5127 . (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Software failure is becoming a serious issue. Ariane 5 provided a recent spectacular example of how a simple mistake, entirely avoidable, was allowed to sneak through the software verification stage and cause an immensely expensive failure. However, it is not just the aerospace industry which suffers such traumas. Here, the author discusses some common misconceptions

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Systems Architecture Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2009 22:55
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2009 17:16
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