Computer Science ›› 2019, Vol. 46 ›› Issue (1): 212-218.doi: 10.11896/j.issn.1002-137X.2019.01.033

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Software Operational Reliability Growth Model Considering End-user Behavior and Fault-correction Time Delay

YANG Jian-feng1, ZHAO Ming2, HU Wen-sheng3   

  1. (School of Data Science,Guizhou Institute of Technology,Guiyang 550003,China)1
    (Faculty of Technology and Sustainable Development,University of Gvle,Gvle 80176,Sweden)2
    (Center of Information & Network Technology,Guizhou Institute of Technology,Guiyang 550003,China)3
  • Received:2018-02-01 Online:2019-01-15 Published:2019-02-25

Abstract: Most of traditional software reliability models assume that the testing environment and the opera-ting environment are the same,that is,the software reliability model using failure data during the testing phase can predict the ope-rational reliability.It is well known that correcting bugs will improve software reliability,while another phenomenon occurs:the failure rate has decreased asthe users are more familiar with the system.In this paper,the inherent fault-detection process (IFDP),inherent fault-correction process (IFCP) and external fault-detection process (EFDP) were discussed.Moreover,a software operational reliability growth model considering end-user behavior and fault-correction time delay was proposed.By using the real data from end-users bug tracking data for open source software,the numerical results show that the proposed model is useful and powerful.

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