An Empirical Investigation of Personality Traits of Software Testers

  title={An Empirical Investigation of Personality Traits of Software Testers},
  author={Tanjila Kanij and Robert Merkel and John C. Grundy},
  journal={2015 IEEE/ACM 8th International Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering},
Software testing is the process of an execution-based investigation of some aspects of the software's quality. The efficiency of the process depends on the methods and technologies used, but crucially also on the human testers. Software testers typically attempt to anticipate and expose ways software may be defective, a fundamentally different task set to those of other software development practitioners. This raises the question of whether the personality of software testers may be different… CONTINUE READING

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