WIT Press


A Data Management System For Regression Testing

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SQM930391

Volume

4

Pages

13

Published

1993

Size

1,149 kb

Author(s)

L. Liu, D.J. Robson & R. Ellis

Abstract

A data management system for regression testing L. Liu", D.J. Robson*, R. Ellis" "School of Computer Science & Information Systems Engineering, University of Westminster, 115 New Cavendish Street, London W1M 8JS, UK ' Centre for Software Maintenance, University of Durham, Durham DH1 3LE, UK Regression testing involves revalidation of modified software. It is a major component of software maintenance, whose purpose is to ensure a correct and reliable maintenance activity. Recently proposed regression testing strategies have problems in their practical use because of the lack of management and control information about regression testing or maintenance activities. The need for a data management system(i.e., a database or a repository) to aid regression testing has been recognised. This paper presents a newly developed regression testing support environment, entitled SEMST, together with an analysis of its requirements. The prototype version of SEMST has been designed and

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