A Framework for Specification-Based Testing

@article{Stocks1996AFF,
  title={A Framework for Specification-Based Testing},
  author={Phil Stocks and David A. Carrington},
  journal={IEEE Trans. Software Eng.},
  year={1996},
  volume={22},
  pages={777-793}
}
Test templates and a test template framework are introduced as useful concepts in specification-based testing The framework can be defined using any model-based specification notation and used to derive tests from model-based specificationsin this paper, it is demonstrated using the Z notation. The framework formally defines test data sets and their relation to the operations in a specification and to other test data sets, providing structure to the testing process. Flexibility is preserved, so… CONTINUE READING
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