Tuesday, May 3, 2011

ESC SV Conference Handouts

Thanks to everyone who attended my talk at ESC SV!  There were about 80 attendees, and I especially appreciated the many questions and insightful comments from the audience.

The organizers ran out of handouts, so I'm posting the handout Acrobat file so everyone can get a copy. This copy has been updated to include some last-minute changes I made right before the talk. It summarizes a lot of the areas covered by my book:

Avoiding the Top 43 Embedded Software Risks (handouts), Phil Koopman, ESC SV, May 2011
http://www.ece.cmu.edu/~koopman/pubs/koopman11_escsv_handouts.pdf     (5.7 MB, Acrobat format)

You can also see the accompanying paper at this link.

Monday, May 2, 2011

Book availability on Amazon

I've received a couple notes saying that my book is out of stock on Amazon. What's really going on is that Amazon itself doesn't sell the book, but rather the publisher sells it as Fulfilled by Amazon (FBA).  So what you are looking for is the "Available from these sellers" link and order from Geos Fulfillment, which is then shipped direct from Amazon's warehouse.

Static Analysis Ranked Defect List

  Crazy idea of the day: Static Analysis Ranked Defect List. Here is a software analysis tool feature request/product idea: So many times we...