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Test Generation from Finite State Models

CONTENTS

The purpose of this chapter is to introduce techniques for the generation of test data from finite state models of software designs. A fault model and three test generation techniques are presented. The test generation techniques presented are the W-method, the Unique Input/Output method, and the Wp-method.

5.1  Software Design and Testing

Development of most software systems includes a design phase. In this phase the requirements ...

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