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SOFTWARE TESTING by Peter Williams, Geoff Thompson, Angelina Samaroo, Peter Morgan, Brian Hambling

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INTRODUCTION

This chapter covers the very large topic of test case design techniques. Beginning with an introduction to the key terms and the basic process of creating a suite of tests for execution, the chapter explores the three categories of test case design techniques: specification-based, structure-based and experience-based. In each case specific techniques are explained and examples are given of their use. A final section on the selection of techniques completes the chapter.

Learning objectives

The learning objectives for this chapter are listed below. You can confirm that you have achieved these by using the self-assessment questions at the start of the chapter, the ‘Check of understanding‘ boxes distributed throughout the text, and ...

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