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Early System Test Effort Estimation Automation for Object-Oriented Systems

  • Pulak Sahoo
  • J. R. Mohanty
  • Debabrata Sahoo
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 701)

Abstract

Quality and reliability are the two most important criterions used for judging a software product from customer’s point of view. Software testing plays a critical role in delivering a high-quality software product. An early estimation of system test effort enables software organizations to plan and execute required test activities thoroughly. This results in the product meeting the required quality goals and improving customer acceptability. In this work, we propose a method for prediction of system test effort from Use Case models created in Requirement Analysis phase of software development. The estimation process includes automation of steps for extracting parameters from the system’s Use Case models required for estimation of system test effort.

Keywords

Use Case model Use Case Actor Unified modeling language Test effort estimator CASE tool UCPM 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computer EngineeringKIIT UniversityBhubaneswarIndia
  2. 2.School of Computer ApplicationsKIIT UniversityBhubaneswarIndia
  3. 3.Utkal UniversityBhubaneswarIndia

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