National Institute of
Standards and Technology
Carnegie-Mellon University, 26 January 2010
1. Why are we doing this?
2. What is combinatorial testing?
3. How is it used and how long does it take?
4. What tools are available?
5. What's next?
What is NIST and why are we doing this?
• A US Government agency
• The nation’s measurement and testing
laboratory – 3,000 scientists, engineers,
and support staff including
3 Nobel laureates
Analysis of engineering failures,
including buildings, materials, and ...
Research in physics, chemistry,
materials, manufacturing, computer
Software Failure Analy...