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Guide to Software Acceptance



D Wallace, John C. Cherniavsky
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 500-180
Report Number


Wallace, D. and Cherniavsky, J. (1990), Guide to Software Acceptance, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed June 22, 2024)


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Created April 1, 1990, Updated February 19, 2017