Test Reduction in Open Architecture via Dependency Analysis

Report Number: NPS-AM-11-C8P10R02-043

Series: Acquisition Management

Category: Test and Evaluation (T&E)

Report Series: Proceedings Paper

Authors: Valdis Berzin, Peter Lim, Mohsen Ben Kahia

Title: Test Reduction in Open Architecture via Dependency Analysis

Published: 2011-04-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: NPS Faculty

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2011/NPS-AM-11-C8P10R02-043.pdf

Keywords: Verification and Validation, COTS, Regression Testing, Program Slicing

Abstract:

In the Verification and Validation (V&V) phase, whenever there is a newer release of a given program, test engineers need to re-conduct all the tests performed on the previous program release