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Using Confidence Maps

April 2019 Video
Charles B. Weinstock

Chuck Weinstock introduces confidence maps and explains how they work to determine how much confidence someone can have in a claim.


Software Engineering Institute



Confidence maps collect arguments or doubts about a claim, to which one can then apply a process of elimination to establish how much confidence someone can have that the claim is true. This SEI Cyber Minute gives an example that provides a practical explanation of the information that confidence maps take into consideration and how they work. It also provides a few examples of how the SEI has used them in the past to support certain projects.