Boris Beizer

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Boris Beizer
Born Brussels, Belgium.
Residence Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Fields Computer Science
Alma mater University of Pennsylvania

Boris Beizer is an American software engineer and author. He received his B.S. degree in physics from the City College of New York in 1956, an MS in Electrical Engineering (1963) and a PhD in computer science from the University of Pennsylvania in 1966. He has written many books and articles on topics such as system architecture and software testing. His books Software Testing Techniques and Software System Testing and Quality Assurance are frequently consulted references on the subject.[1] He directed testing for the FAA's Weather Message Switching Center and several other large communications systems. He has been a speaker at many testing conferences and is also known for his seminars on testing. He has consulted on software testing and quality assurance with many organizations throughout the world.

Personal life[edit]

Boris Beizer was born in Brussels, Belgium. He is married and is the father of two sons. Currently, he lives near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

List of Publications (partial)[edit]

  • Software Quality Reflections Essays, dialogues and poems,2000
  • Black-box testing: techniques for functional testing of software and systems (1995) ISBN 0-471-12094-4; Japanese edition, Nikei
  • The frozen keyboard: living with bad software (1988) ISBN 0-8306-3146-1
  • Personal computer quality: a guide for victims and vendors (1986) ISBN 0-442-20992-4
  • Software system testing and quality assurance (1984) ISBN 0-44221-306-9
  • Software testing techniques (1983) ISBN 0-442-20672-0; expanded Second edition 1990; Japanese Edition Nikei
  • Micro-analysis of computer system performance (1978) ISBN 0-442-20663-1; Russian Edition
  • Communications Processor System (1977) with Kenneth Hagstrom
  • The architecture and engineering of digital computer complexes, Volume 1 (1971), Volume 2; Polish and Russian Editions
  • Engineering applications of Boolean algebra (1958) with Stephen W. Leibholz

Novels under pseudonym Ethan I.Shedley

  • Earthship and Starsong Viking 1979
  • The Medusa Conspiracy Viking,1980


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