Issue No. 05 - September/October (2000 vol. 17)
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The authors argue that, for many small-scale projects, a small number of randomly selected tests will adequately probe the software. They discuss how a program's shape can help determine whether rapid testing with limited resources will be as effective as elaborate and expensive testing regimes.
T. Menzies and B. Cukic, "When to Test Less," in IEEE Software, vol. 17, no. , pp. 107-112, 2000.