Rick Kuhn (NIST)
Raghu Kacker (NIST)
Sreedevi Sampath (UMBC)
Aberdeen Proving Grounds Tutorial May 17, 2010
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 software. This work
applies knowledge gained to improve testing.
Research in physics, chemistry, materials,
manufacturing, computer science
1. What is combinatorial testing?
2. Why are we doing this?
3. How is it used and how long does it take?
4. What tools are available?