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Test Case Prioritization Based on Requirement

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Communication and Intelligent Systems

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In the software development process, the main concern of the developer is to develop a quality product and optimizing time and cost. Maintenance of the software is considered a costly activity. Regression testing is performed to test the modified software in the maintenance phase. In order to minimize the total time and cost, we can arrange test cases according to the different requirements proposed in the starting phase of the development. We can prioritize the test cases in such a manner that the higher priority test cases will execute before the lower priority test cases. This paper presents an approach to prioritize regression test cases based on requirements. Firstly, we have selected some requirement factors; based on these requirements, the weight for each specific requirement will be calculated. Further, we will map the test cases to the requirements and calculate a parameter based on the mapping, known as Test Case Weight (TCW) to the set of requirements. The higher TCW will be executed first. We have compared our proposed work with other prioritization techniques and found better results.

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Amrita, Gupta, P. (2021). Test Case Prioritization Based on Requirement. In: Sharma, H., Gupta, M.K., Tomar, G.S., Lipo, W. (eds) Communication and Intelligent Systems. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 204. Springer, Singapore.

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