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Publication Citation: Software Testing: Protocol Comparison

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Author(s): James H. Yen; D L. Banks; Leonard J. Gallagher; Paul E. Black; Robert C. Hagwood; Raghu N. Kacker; Lynne S. Rosenthal;
Title: Software Testing: Protocol Comparison
Published: May 29, 1998
Abstract: Software testing is hard, expensive, and uncertain. Many protocols have been suggested, especially in the area of conformance verification. In order to compare the efficacy of these protocols, we have implemented a designed simulation experiment that examines performance in terms of testing costs and risks. We find that no single method dominates all others, and provide guidance on how to choose that best protocol for a given application.
Conference: International Software Quality Week
Dates: May 26-29, 1998
Keywords: simulation,software testing,Starr's procedure,stopping rules
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