Introduction to Software Testing: Edition 2

Cambridge University Press
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This extensively classroom-tested text takes an innovative approach to explaining software testing that defines it as the process of applying a few precise, general-purpose criteria to a structure or model of the software. The book incorporates cutting-edge developments, including techniques to test modern types of software such as OO, web applications, and embedded software. This revised second edition significantly expands coverage of the basics, thoroughly discussing test automaton frameworks, and it adds new, improved examples and numerous exercises. The theory of coverage criteria is carefully and cleanly explained to help students understand concepts before delving into practical applications, while extensive use of the JUnit test framework gives students practical experience in a test framework popular in the industry. Exercises, meanwhile, feature specifically tailored tools that allow students to check their own work. The book's website also offers an instructor's manual, PowerPoint slides, testing tools for students, and example software programs in Java.
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Paul Ammann is Associate Professor of Software Engineering at George Mason University, Virginia, where he earned the Volgenau School of Engineering's Outstanding Teaching Award in 2007. He also led the development of the Applied Computer Science degree, and has served as Director of the MS Software Engineering program. He has taught courses in software testing, applied object-oriented theory, formal methods for software engineering, web software, and distributed software engineering. Ammann has published more than eighty papers in software engineering, with an emphasis on software testing, security, dependability, and software engineering education.

Jeff Offutt is Professor of Software Engineering at George Mason University, Virginia, where he leads the MS in Software Engineering program, teaches software engineering courses at all levels, and has developed new courses on several software engineering subjects. He was awarded the George Mason University Teaching Excellence Award, Teaching with Technology, in 2013. Offutt has published more than 165 papers in areas such as model-based testing, criteria-based testing, test automaton, empirical software engineering, and software maintenance. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Software Testing, Verification and Reliability, helped found the IEEE International Conference on Software Testing, and is the founder of the Java project.

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Cambridge University Press
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Published on
Dec 13, 2016
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Pages
367
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ISBN
9781316773123
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English
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Computers / Software Development & Engineering / General
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