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Conformance Testing of the Government Smart Card

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Author(s)

Elizabeth N. Fong

Abstract

A conformance Test suite helps to ensure consistency between a specification and the behavior of a product. This paper presents the conformance testing methodology for the Government Smart Card Interoperability Specification. It starts with some basic terminology in the area of testing and discusses a methodology on how to design conformance test. The test strategy used for the design of this conformance test suite uses the extended Markup Language (XML), which is a declarative, implementation-neutral markup language. Finally, the paper explores the benefits and limitations with the conformance testing approach for the Government Smart Card Interoperability Specification.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7210
Report Number
7210

Citation

Fong, E. (2005), Conformance Testing of the Government Smart Card, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.IR.7210 (Accessed April 20, 2024)
Created February 1, 2005, Updated November 10, 2018