CMPT 473: Software Quality Assurance
Spring 2014

Instructor:Nick Sumner
Office:SUR 4146
Venue:Tuesday - SUR 5100 - 2:30-4:20
Thursday - SUR 5140 - 2:30-3:20
Office Hours:Thursday - 3:30-4:30
TA:Bardia Mohabbati
TA Office:SUR 5335
TA Office Hours:Friday - 9:30-11:30

This course aims to introduce students to different facets and factors of software quality as well as techniques for gauging and improving the quality of software. The official course description can be found in the course outline.


No books must be purchased, however, several books have been made available to you online or via the library, and we will be reading from them.

Other Recommened Reading:


Subject to change:

Late Policy

Participation, quizzes, and the course project have hard deadlines and cannot be made up. Assignments may be turned in late, losing 20% of the maximum possible score for each day that they are late.

Academic Honesty Statement

Academic honesty plays a key role in our efforts to maintain a high standard of academic excellence and integrity. Students are advised that ALL acts of intellectual dishonesty will be handled in accordance with the SFU Academic Honesty and Student Conduct Policies (