Test Case Description Language (TCDL): Test Case Metadata for Conformance Evaluation

  • Christophe Strobbe
  • Sandor Herramhof
  • Evangelos Vlachogiannis
  • Carlos A. Velasco
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4061)


Automatic benchmarking of evaluation and repair tools (ERT) has been recently the subject of several studies as there is a growing interest because of legal and commercial issues on Web compliance with different criteria and standards. This paper addresses the development of a description language targeted to formally represent test case metadata. This language was used to develop a WCAG 2.0 test suite that will support the benchmarking of ERT with regard to the aforementioned W3C recommendation.


Test Suite Success Criterion User Agent Screen Reader Test File 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christophe Strobbe
    • 1
  • Sandor Herramhof
    • 2
  • Evangelos Vlachogiannis
    • 3
  • Carlos A. Velasco
    • 4
  1. 1.Katholieke Universiteit LeuvenHeverlee-LeuvenBelgium
  2. 2.University of Linz “integriert studieren – integrated study” (i3s3)LinzAustria
  3. 3.University of the AegeanExarchia, AthensGreece
  4. 4.Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Informationstechnik (FIT)Sankt AugustinGermany

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