Sidhartha Dalal, Telcordia Technologies, on “The State of Software Reliability Research”

Jesse Poore, University of Tennessee, on “An Approach to Software Testing”

Margaret Myers (Discussant), Director, Information Technology, Acquisition and Defense

Jack Ferguson (Discussant), Software Intensive Systems

10:00 a.m.


10:15 a.m.

Reliability Economics—Life-Cycle Costs


Michael Tortorella (Chair), Bell Laboratories

Wallace Blischke, University of Southern California, on “Life-Cycle Costing, Reliability, and Warranty Presentation for NAS Workshop on Reliability”

Frank Camm, The RAND Corporation-Washington, on “A Life Cycle Context for Reliability Assessment of DoD Systems”

Allen Beckett (Discussant), Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Logistics

12:00 noon

Lunch and Panel Discussion on “Implications for Future DoD Practices”


Francisco Samaniego (Moderator), University of California, Davis

Stephen Pollock, University of Michigan

Ernest Seglie, Director, Operational Test and Evaluation

Marion Williams, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Command

Robert Easterling, Sandia National Laboratories

Hans Mark, Director, Defense Research and Engineering

2:00 p.m.


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