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2012 Eighth International Conference on the Quality of Information and Communications Technology (2012)
Lisbon, TBD, Portugal Portugal
Sept. 3, 2012 to Sept. 6, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-4673-2345-1
pp: 103-107
ABSTRACT
We report the experience of the validation team of a railway signalling company when addressing the problem of testing an equipment configuration tool. The two contrasting issues that add to the complexity of the task are: the tool includes a Graphical User Interface built on standard windowing systems, and the configuration produced by the tool, when loaded on the equipment, has a potential impact on the safety of the overall signalling system. This has required a particular care in the choice of testing techniques and of test case selection strategies, however confronting with actual cost and feasibility constraints.
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Andrea Bonacchi, Alessandro Fantechi, Stefano Bacherini, Matteo Tempestini, Leonardo Cipriani, "A GUI Testability Problem: A Case Study in the Railway Signaling Domain", 2012 Eighth International Conference on the Quality of Information and Communications Technology, vol. 00, no. , pp. 103-107, 2012, doi:10.1109/QUATIC.2012.10
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