Kin specifications are specifications, which derive from an identical set of source specifications

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Concept Number: *353
English Master: Kin
Synonyms, Variations & Acronyms: none


For example, test plans, source code and user handbooks could all be derived from the same Requirements or the same design.
Kin specifications can serve as additional information to perform Defect Checking in the Specification-Quality-Control (SQC) Process.
For example, United Defense in Minnesota reported [personal communication] that their Software-Engineering checked the program code against their test cases, both derived from the same Requirements.
They reported that they usefully found Major-Defects in both these Kin Documents.


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Domain: SQC

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Created by system. Last Modification: Friday 22 of November, 2013 21:33:45 CET by Valentina Lupi.

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