Software Testing Fundamentals: Methods and Metrics

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  • A highly anticipated book from a world-class authority who has trained on every continent and taught on many corporate campuses, from GTE to Microsoft
  • First book publication of the two critically acclaimed and widely used testing methodologies developed by the author, known as MITs and S-curves, and more methods and metrics not previously available to the public
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Overview

  • A highly anticipated book from a world-class authority who has trained on every continent and taught on many corporate campuses, from GTE to Microsoft
  • First book publication of the two critically acclaimed and widely used testing methodologies developed by the author, known as MITs and S-curves, and more methods and metrics not previously available to the public
  • Presents practical, hands-on testing skills that can be used everyday in real-life development tasks
  • Includes three in-depth case studies that demonstrate how the tests are used
  • Companion Web site includes sample worksheets, support materials, a discussion group for readers, and links to other resources
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471430209
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/7/2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 7.38 (w) x 9.24 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1 The State of Software Testing Today 1
Ch. 2 Maintaining Quality Assurance in Today's Software Testing Environment 23
Ch. 3 Approaches to Managing Software Testing 45
Ch. 4 The Most Important Tests (MITs) Method 77
Ch. 5 Fundamental Metrics for Software Testing 105
Ch. 6 The Test Inventory 127
Ch. 7 How to Build a Test Inventory 151
Ch. 8 Tools to Automate the Test Inventory 183
Ch. 9 Risk Analysis 205
Ch. 10 Applied Risk Analysis 233
Ch. 11 Path Analysis 257
Ch. 12 Applied Path Analysis 287
Ch. 13 Data Analysis Techniques 313
Ch. 14 What Our Analysis Tells Us and What's in Store in the Near Future 335
App. A Answers to Exercises 345
App. B Software Testing Questionnaire, Survey, and Results 355
App. C Test Collateral Samples and Templates 369
References 375
Glossary 379
Index 391
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