ABSTRACT Defect prediction is relatively a new research area of software quality assurance. A project team always aims to produce a quality product with zero or few defects. Quality of a product is correlated with the number of defects as well as it is limited by time and by money. So, defect prediction is very important in the field of software quality and software reliability. This paper gives you a vivid description about software defect prediction. It describes the key areas of software defect prediction practice, and highlights some key open issues for the future.
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