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More Experience with Data Flow Testing
September 1993 (vol. 19 no. 9)
pp. 912-919

Experience is provided about the cost and effectiveness of the Rapps-Weyuker data flow testing criteria. This experience is based on studies using a suite of well-known numerical programs, and supplements an earlier study (Weyuker 1990) using different types of programs. The conclusions drawn in the earlier study involving cost are confirmed in this study. New observations about tester variability and cost assessment, as well as fault detection, are also provided.

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Index Terms:
data flow testing; Rapps-Weyuker data flow testing criteria; numerical programs; tester variability; cost assessment; fault detection; software testing; data adequacy; program testing; software cost estimation
Citation:
E.J. Weyuker, "More Experience with Data Flow Testing," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 19, no. 9, pp. 912-919, Sept. 1993, doi:10.1109/32.241773
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