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Research Progress on Error Propagation Model in Software System

WANG Xun and WANG Yi-chen   

  • Online:2018-12-01 Published:2018-12-01

Abstract: The complexity and uncertainty of complex software system bring about the complexity of software beha-vior,interaction,and error behavior.In the research process of complex software system reliability,security and other fields,error propagation has been a research focus,which attracts wide attention of domestic and overseas scholars.Firstly,the latest development of error propagation was summarized.Then the research direction of error propagation was presented.What’s more,this paper compared and analyzed the factors affecting error propagation,including system architectural characteristics and fault type.Finally,the challenges and future research of error propagation were proposed.

Key words: Software systems,Software architecture,Software fault,Error propagation,Software reliability engineering

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