Change Detection System for the Maintenance of Automated Testing

  • Miroslav Bures
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8763)

Abstract

Maintenance of automated test scripts is one of the important factors leading to success and return of investment of the test automation projects. As the key prerequisite to maintain the scripts correctly, we need to be informed about all relevant changes in the project scope, specification or system under test to be able to reflect them in updates of the test scripts. In this paper we introduce a concept on how to track these changes in semi-automated way with acceptable additional effort. The proposed solution is based on automated detection of changes in test management and requirement management tools, combined with optional manual inputs and automated scanning of changes in system under test user interface.

Keywords

Test Automation Automated Detection of Change Maintenance of Test Scripts Better Efficiency Traceability Change Management 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miroslav Bures
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  1. 1.Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Electrical EngineeringCzech Technical University in PraguePragueCzech Republic

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