Classification of Software Defects Triggers: A Case Study of School Resource Management System

  • Nico HillahEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 918)


In this work, we identify trigger factors of software defects that are responsible for severe defects. We conducted a case study on a system by classifying 842 defects according to their trigger factors and then identified the level of severity they have on this system. Knowing these types of triggers helps software maintenance teams improving the management of software defects by reducing the cost of maintaining the system, consequently the cost of software projects.


Software defect triggers Software severity Defects classification 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DESIUniversity of LausanneLausanneSwitzerland

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