A Comprehensive Model to Improve the Efficiency of Software Inspection


  • Ahdieh Khatavakhotan University of Malaya
  • Navid Hashemitaba University of Malaya
  • Siew Hock Ow University of Malaya


Software Inspection, Inspection Model, Analysis Inspection, Design Inspection, Softwar Test


Recently researches show that customizing inspections can increase their efficiency up to 40%.
Scholars studies proved that correcting a defect in the early stages of software development is from 10 to 100 times more reasonable in cost that correcting and redoing at the final stages of development. This paper presents a novel conceptual model for software inspection. The proposed model in this article provides professional facilities to make the software inspection process more efficient. Using collaborative system enables internal and external inspectors to work together under a virtual roof and find the defects faster. Classification of defects and dynamic checklists are the core technologies for the proposed model and made it
more effective comparing the traditional approach. Reduction in inspection preparation time and increasing the number of detected defects are proved through a real case study. 

Author Biographies

Navid Hashemitaba, University of Malaya

Department of Software Engineering,
Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Siew Hock Ow, University of Malaya

Department of Software Engineering,
Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


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How to Cite

Khatavakhotan, A., Hashemitaba, . N., & Ow, S. H. (2012). A Comprehensive Model to Improve the Efficiency of Software Inspection. International Journal on Information Technology and Computer Science, 5(3). Retrieved from http://ijitcs.info/index.php/ijitcs/article/view/30-37



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