The terms which appear in the following appendix are adapted from "Standard glossary of terms used in Software Testing", Version 2.0 (dd. December, 2nd 2007), Produced by the 'Glossary Working Party'—International Software Testing Qualifications Board. Only those terms related to test automation are included here.
actual result: The behavior produced/observed when a component or system is tested.
ad hoc testing: Testing carried out informally; no formal test preparation takes place, no recognized test design technique is used, there are no expectations for results and arbitrariness guides the test execution activity.
automated testware: Testware used in automated testing, such as tool scripts.
availability: The degree to ...