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CS 498 STO - Software Testing

Fall 2017

Software TestingSTO69390ONL0 -    Tao Xie

Course Description

Software systems are becoming increasingly complex and there is a growing awareness that software testing is needed to deal with this growing complexity. This course explores foundational concepts and practical techniques and tools for testing software and assuring its quality. Topics focus on testing of code, but will also cover analysis of software models and their use in testing. Topics cover software testing at the unit, module, subsystem, and system levels, automatic and manual techniques for generating and validating test data, the testing process, functional testing, security testing, performance testing, and regression testing. Students will have opportunities to improve testing skills by using advanced industrial tools.

Credit Hours

4 hours

Subject Area

  • Computer Science