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Software Quality Group


The Software Quality Group (775.01) develops tools, methods, and related models for improving the process of ensuring that software behaves correctly and for identifying software defects, thus helping industry improve the quality of software development and maintenance.

Group Leader: Barbara Guttman



Software Assurance Metrics And Tool Evaluation (SAMATE)— The NIST SAMATE (Software Assurance Metrics And Tool Evaluation) project is dedicated to improving software assurance by developing methods to enable software tool evaluations, measuring the …

Software Performance Project—The mission of the Software Performance project is to strengthen the scientific foundations of software performance measurement ("metrology for IT"). 

National Software Reference Library (NSRL)—This project is supported by the U.S. Department of Justice's National Institute of Justice (NIJ), federal, state, and local law enforcement, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology …

Computer Forensic Reference Data Sets (CFReDS)—For more information, visit: http://www.cfreds.nist.gov/ NIST is developing Computer Forensic Reference Data Sets (CFReDS) for digital evidence. These reference data sets (CFReDS) provide to an …

Computer Forensics Tool Testing (CFTT)—For more information, visit: http://www.cftt.nist.gov/ There is a critical need in the law enforcement community to ensure the reliability of computer forensic tools. The goal of the Computer …

XML Technologies—For more information regarding this project, please visit: http://xw2k.nist.gov/xml/ The World Wide Web has grown to become the world's digital library, making available information from a vast …


General Information:
Barbara Guttman, Group Leader
301-975-3345 Telephone
301-975-6097 Facsimile

100 Bureau Drive, M/S 8970
Gaithersburg, MD 20899