search menu icon-carat-right cmu-wordmark

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.

Publisher:

Software Engineering Institute

Watch

Abstract

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.