Software Testing VTU Module 5 Notes pdf 18IS62

Lecture Notes on Software Testing (18IS62)



(Effective from the academic year 2018 -2019) SEMESTER – VI

Course Code 18IS62 CIE Marks 40
Number of Contact Hours/Week 3:2:0 SEE Marks 60
Total Number of Contact Hours 50 Exam Hours 03
Course Learning Objectives: This course (18IS62) will enable students to:
·         Differentiate the various testing techniques

·         Analyze the problem and derive suitable test cases.

·         Apply suitable technique for designing of flow graph

·         Explain the need for planning and monitoring a process

Module 5
Integration and Component-Based Software Testing: Overview, Integration testing strategies, Testing components and assemblies. System, Acceptance and Regression Testing: Overview, System testing, Acceptance testing, Usability, Regression testing, Regression test selection techniques, Test case prioritization and selective execution. Levels of Testing, Integration Testing: Traditional view of testing levels, Alternative life-cycle models, The SATM system, Separating integration and system testing, A closer look at the SATM system, Decomposition-based, call graph-based, Path-based integrations.

T2: Chapter 21 & 22, T1 : Chapter 12 & 13 RBT: L1, L2, L3

Course Outcomes: The student will be able to :
·         Derive test cases for any given problem

·         Compare the different testing techniques

·         Classify the problem into suitable testing model

·         Apply the appropriate technique for the design of flow graph.

·         Create appropriate document for the software artefact.

Question Paper Pattern:
·         The question paper will have ten questions.

·         Each full Question consisting of 20 marks

·         There will be 2 full questions (with a maximum of four sub questions) from each module.

·         Each full question will have sub questions covering all the topics under a module.

·         The students will have to answer 5 full questions, selecting one full question from each module.

1.      Paul C. Jorgensen: Software Testing, A Craftsman’s Approach, 3rd Edition, Auerbach Publications, 2008. (Listed topics only from Chapters 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13)

2.      Mauro Pezze, Michal Young: Software Testing and Analysis – Process, Principles and Techniques, Wiley India, 2009. (Listed topics only from Chapters 3, 4, 16, 17, 20,21, 22,24)

3.      Aditya P Mathur: Foundations of Software Testing, Pearson Education, 2008.( Listed topics only

from Section  1.2 , 1.3, 1.4 ,1.5, 1.8,1.12,6. 2.1,6. 2.4 )

Reference Books:
1.      Software testing Principles and Practices – Gopalaswamy Ramesh, Srinivasan Desikan, 2 nd Edition, Pearson, 2007.

2.      Software Testing – Ron Patton, 2nd edition, Pearson Education, 2004.

3.      The Craft of Software Testing – Brian Marrick, Pearson Education, 1995.

4.      Anirban Basu, Software Quality Assurance, Testing and Metrics, PHI, 2015.

5.      Naresh Chauhan, Software Testing, Oxford University press.

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