Transformation of the Software Testing Glossary into a Browsable Concept Map

  • Guntis ArnicansEmail author
  • Uldis Straujums
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 313)


Authors propose a transformation method of the glossary “Standard glossary of terms used in Software Testing” created by ISTQB document into a basic concept map. By applying natural language processing techniques and analyzing the discovered relations between concepts the most essential aspects of the software testing domain are elicited and integrated. As the result a browsable concept map is created. Browsable concept map can be used as a learning support tool.


Software testing glossary Natural language processing Browsable concept map 



The work is partly supported by the European Social Fund Project No. 2009/0216/1DP/ This work has been partially supported by the Latvian National Research Program Nr. 2 “Development of Innovative Multifunctional Materials, Signal Processing and Information Technologies for Competitive Science Intensive Products” within the project Nr. 5 “New Information Technologies Based on Ontologies and Model Transformations”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of ComputingUniversity of LatviaRigaLatvia

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