About the Authors
Colin Willcock is currently manager for 3GPP Radio Access Network Standardisation at Nokia Siemens Networks. He received a BSc from Sheffield University in 1986, an MSc from Edinburgh University in 1987, and a PhD in parallel computation from the University of Kent in 1992. Colin was part of the core ETSI team that developed the TTCN-3 language and spent many years leading and participating in the TTCN-3 language maintenance. In the past, he has worked on numerous standardisation efforts at ETSI, ITU-T, and 3GPP, focusing on various aspects of formal specification languages. He was the project leader for the European TT-medal project, which strove to improve test methodology and languages for software-intensive systems and also lead the D-MINT project, which aimed to improve test methodology and languages for software-intensive systems and explored the use of model-based testing in an industrial context.
Thomas Deiß is a Senior System Specialist at Nokia Siemens Networks. He received an MSc in Computer Science and a PhD in Natural Sciences from the University of Kaiserslautern in 1990 and 1999. He is currently specifying transport features for mobile communication systems. Before joining Nokia Siemens Networks, Thomas developed the Nokia Research Center TTCN-2 and TTCN-3-based test systems, developed course materials and taught courses about TTCN-3, and has participated for several years in TTCN-3 standardisation. He was a contributor ...