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Title Software Reviews (QUA2)
Version Info Version 1 , submitted by hislop on 2/24/2004 at 12:00 AM
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Module Identifier hislop.2004.2
Abstract This module provides an overview of software reviews, walkthroughs and inspections. It then focus in more detail on formal technical reviews as an example of one review approach.
Size Lecture: 120 minutes
Exercise: 3 hours

SEEK Categories

  1. Reviews (VAV.rev)


  1. Greg Hislop


  1. Knowledge of software engineering concepts and terminology.
  2. Solid experience writing small and medium sized programs.

Learning Objectives

  1. Knowledge - Describe general concepts of software reviews and their benefits.
  2. Comprehension - Describe in detail how formal technical reviews work.
  3. Application - Participate as a review team member for a formal technical review.


  1. General concept of a software review.
  2. Overview of reviews, walkthroughs and inspections.
  3. Details of formal technical reviews.


  1. Instructor tips (Word) 1.00/5 [Rate Material]

  2. Exercise (Word) 0.00/5 [Rate Material]

  3. Presentation slides - Overview (Powerpoint) 0.00/5 [Rate Material]

  4. Presentation slides - FTR (Powerpoint) 0.00/5 [Rate Material]


See Also...

No alternate modules.

Other Resources

  1. Ebenau, Robert G. and Susan H. Strauss. "Software Inspection Process". New York: McGraw-Hill. 1994.
  2. Freedman, Daniel P. and Gerald M. Weinberg. "Handbook of Walkthroughs, Inspections, and Technical Reviews, 3rd ed.", New York: Dorset House. 1990.
  3. Gilb, Tom. & Dorothy Graham. Software Inspection. Addison-Wesley. 1994.
  4. Grady, Robert B. "Practical Software Metrics for Project Management and Process Improvement." Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall. 1992.
  5. Pressman, Roger S. "Software Engineering, A Practitioner's Approach." 4th ed. McGraw Hill, Inc. 1997.


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