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Domain Partitioning

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The purpose of this chapter is to introduce techniques for the generation of test data from informally and formally specified requirements. Essentially, conditions in the form of predicates are extracted either from the informally or formally specified requirements or directly from the program under test. There exists a variety of techniques to use one or more predicates as input and generate tests. Some of these techniques can be automated while others may require significant manual effort for large applications. It is not possible to categorize the techniques in this chapter ...

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