Issue No. 01 - January/February (2006 vol. 8)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MITP.2006.28
Keith Miller , University of Illinois, Springfield
Jeffrey Voas , SAIC
Surprisingly, some commercial software development departments use a ?one-test? policy when evaluating their software products. According to this policy, developers consider a software revision ready to go after only a single acceptance test. This policy flies in the face of not only common wisdom about testing, but also mathematical analyses of testing.
one-test policy, mutation testing, metrics, faults, interface testing, reliability estimate, probability of failure (POF), fault size, software testing, debugging, simulations
K. Miller and J. Voas, "Software Test Cases: Is One Ever Enough?," in IT Professional, vol. 8, no. , pp. 44-48, 2006.