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Structural Analysis of Large TTCN-3 Projects

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Experience has shown that the Testing and Test Control Notation version 3 (TTCN-3) language provides very good concepts for adequate test specification, but it was not presented yet how large test systems written in TTCN-3 are structured. This paper presents my efforts to analyze the structure of TTCN-3 projects, to see if such problems manifest, and if possible to provide methods that can detect these problems.

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Szabados, K. (2009). Structural Analysis of Large TTCN-3 Projects. In: Núñez, M., Baker, P., Merayo, M.G. (eds) Testing of Software and Communication Systems. FATES TestCom 2009 2009. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 5826. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-05031-2_19

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