Software Engineering: Question Set – 13

What is Software Quality Assurance?

Software Quality Assurance refers to a collection of auditing and documenting operations that evaluate the efficiency and thoroughness of quality control processes. These functions are performed on software.

Define metrics

The degree to which a system component or process contains a particular quality is the essence of what we mean when we talk about metrics.

Define Framework.

A code skeleton is what we mean when we talk about a framework. This skeleton has the ability to be filled in with specific classes or functions, and it can be tailored to solve a particular problem.

What is Requirement Engineering?

The process of determining the services that a user needs from a system as well as the constraints that the system must work within in order to be constructed falls under the purview of requirement engineering.

What is CASE Tools?

The abbreviation for “Computer-Aided Software Engineering Tools” is “CASE Tools.” It is the responsibility of the system software to offer automatic support for the actions of the software process. It includes a piece of software called a programme that is used to support software process tasks such as requirement analysis and system modelling, Debugging and Testing

What is software re-engineering?

Scanning, making changes to, and rebuilding a system in a new way are all steps involved in the process of software reengineering. The practise of applying the reengineering methodology to the steps involved in the creation of software is referred to as software reengineering. It has a beneficial effect on the total cost of software, as well as on quality, customer service, and the speed of distribution. Reengineering software makes it possible to produce better software in a way that is both more efficient and effective.

Regression testing is primarily related to Maintenance testing.

Define the term WBS?

Work Breakdown Structure is the complete abbreviation for this term. A huge and complicated project can be broken down into smaller, more manageable, and self-contained jobs using the Work Breakdown Structure that this software provides. In order to build a work breakdown structure, each node is first recursively broken down into a series of increasingly minute sub-activities. This process continues until the activities at the leaf level are both undividable and self-contained. A WBS employs a top-down method of operation.

Which of the testing is used for fault simulation?

Software developers are expected to do thorough testing in order to meet the higher standards for the quality of software components as well as the increased complexity of components. In the current situation, fault injection testing, also known as mutation testing, has been employed as a tool to measure test adequacy. The “fault simulation mode” is selected for Mutation Testing.

Explain: Regression testing

The term “regression testing” refers to a specific sort of software testing that is carried out with the purpose of ensuring that new additions or modifications to the programme or its source code have not adversely affected previously established functionality. Simply selecting some of the test cases that have already been executed is all that is required to perform regression testing. These test cases are executed again in order to verify that the currently available functions perform as expected. This test is carried out to check that newly modified code does not result in unintended changes to previously established functions. ensures that the preceding code will continue to work correctly after all other changes to the code have been implemented.

What is the difference between Risk and Uncertainty?

  • Risk can be quantified, whereas uncertainty cannot be measured, and risk can be calculated, whereas uncertainty cannot be tallied at any point in time.
  • You have the ability to prepare ahead in order to reduce the likelihood of adverse outcomes. It is impossible to create plans in advance for the uncertainty. While certain kinds of empirical observations can help to comprehend the risk, the uncertainty can never be based on empirical observations. It is impossible to make plans in advance for the uncertainty.
  • It is possible, through the application of effort, to transform the risk into absolute assurance. On the other hand, it is impossible to turn doubt into absolute certainty.
  • Once an estimate of the risk factor has been created, a decision can be formed; but, since a calculation of the uncertainty cannot be created, there is no way for a decision to be created.

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