Towards the Selection of Testable Use Cases and a Real Experience

  • Andreia Rodrigues
  • Plácido Rogério Pinheiro
  • Maikol Magalhães Rodrigues
  • Adriano Bessa Albuquerque
  • Francisca Márcia Gonçalves
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 49)


Nowadays, software organizations have needed to develop excellent and reliable products. This scenario has helped to increase the relevance of quality assurance activities, especially the testing discipline. However, sometimes the time and resources are limited and not all tests can be executed, demanding organizations to decide what use cases should be tested, to guarantee the predictability of the project’s time and budget.The multiple criteria methodologies support decisions, considering many factors, not only professional experience. This paper presents a multiple criteria model to support the decision of selecting the use cases that should be tested.


Tests Decision and Analysis Resolution Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreia Rodrigues
    • 1
  • Plácido Rogério Pinheiro
    • 1
  • Maikol Magalhães Rodrigues
    • 1
  • Adriano Bessa Albuquerque
    • 1
  • Francisca Márcia Gonçalves
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate Program in Applied Computer SciencesUniversity of Fortaleza (UNIFOR)FortalezaBrazil

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