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References - Software Quality Engineer Certification - CSQE


These references support the topic areas in the CSQE Body of Knowledge. They are used to write and review the questions in the test question pool. To determine which references you need, review the CSQE Body of Knowledge. Determine which topic areas you need to study further. Then review this reference list to identify those that support your needs.

Note: ASQ Certification Board does not endorse any one particular reference source.

  • ASQ/ANSI/ISO 9001-2015: Quality Management Systems: Requirements.
  • ASQ Code of Ethics
  • Booch, Grady, Objected-Oriented Analysis and Design with Applications Second Edition, Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., Inc., 1994. ISBN 0805353402.
  • Capability Maturity Model® Integration (CMMI), CMMI® for Development, Version 1.2, August 2006 .
  • Coleman, Lance B. Sr., The ASQ Certified Quality Auditor Handbook 5th ed., Milwaukee, WI: ASQExcellence, 2020.
  • Daughtrey, Taz, Edition, Fundamental Concepts for the Software Quality Engineer, ASQ Quality Press, 2002.
  • Defeo, Joseph A., Juran’s Quality Handbook, 7th ed., New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., 2017.
  • Defeo, Joseph A., Juran’s Quality Management and Analysis, 6th ed., New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., 2015.
  • Futrell, Robert T., Donald F. Shafer, and Linda I. Shafer, Quality Software Project Management, Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2002. ISBN 0130912972.
  • Gilb, Tom, and Dorothy Graham, Software Inspection, London: Addison-Wesley Professional, 1993. ISBN 0201631814.
  • Gryna, Frank M., Richard C.H. Chua, and Joseph A. Defeo, Juran’s Quality Planning and Analysis for Enterprise Quality, Fifth Edition, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2007.
  • Humphrey, Watts, A Discipline for Software Engineering, Reading, Mass: Addison-Wesley, 1995. ISBN 0201546108.
  • Humphrey, Watts, Managing the Software Process, Reading, Mass: Addison-Wesley, 1989. ISBN 0201180952.
  • Kan, Stephen H., Metrics and Models in Software Quality Engineering, Second Edition, Boston: Addison-Wesley, 2003. ISBN 0201729156.
  • Kaner, Cem, Jack Falk, and Hung Quoc Nguyen, Testing Computer Software, Wiley Computer Publishing, 1999. ISBN 0471358460.
  • Keys, Jessica, Software Configuration Management, CRC/Auerbach Publication, 2004. ISBN 0849319765.
  • Kit, Edward, Software Testing in the Real World: Improving the Process, Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1995. ISBN 0201877562.
  • Lyu, Michael R., Handbook of Software Reliability Engineering, Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society Press, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1996. ISBN 0070394008. Complete book available online.
  • Myers, Glenford J., The Art of Software Testing, Second Edition, New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1979. ISBN 0471043281.
  • Myerson, Marian, Risk Management Processes for Software Engineering Methods, Boston: Artech Computer House Library, 1996. ISBN: 0890066353
  • Poppendieck, Mary and Tom, Implementing Lean Software Development, Addison-Wesley: Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2007. ISBN 0321437381
  • Pressman, Roger S., Software Engineering: A Practitioner’s Approach, 6th ed., New York: McGraw-Hill, 2004. ISBN 007301933X
  • Rakitin, Steven R., Software Verification and Validation for Practitioners and Managers, Second Edition, Boston: Artech House, 2001. ISBN 1580532969.
  • Scholtes, Peter R., Brian L. Joiner, and Barbara J. Streibel, The Team Handbook, Third Edition, Oreil Inc., 2003.
  • Schulmeyer, G. Gordon, and James I. McManus, Handbook of Software Quality Assurance, Fourth Edition, Boston, MA: Artech House, 2008. ISBN 1596931868.
  • Westfall, Linda, The Certified Software Quality Engineer Handbook, Second Edition. ASQ Quality Press, Milwaukee, 2017. ISBN: 987-0-87389-939-0

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