Future Internet 2012, 4(4), 1026-1036; doi:10.3390/fi4041026
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Traceability in Model-Based Testing

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Received: 8 October 2012; in revised form: 27 October 2012 / Accepted: 19 November 2012 / Published: 26 November 2012
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Abstract: The growing complexities of software and the demand for shorter time to market are two important challenges that face today’s IT industry. These challenges demand the increase of both productivity and quality of software. Model-based testing is a promising technique for meeting these challenges. Traceability modeling is a key issue and challenge in model-based testing. Relationships between the different models will help to navigate from one model to another, and trace back to the respective requirements and the design model when the test fails. In this paper, we present an approach for bridging the gaps between the different models in model-based testing. We propose relation definition markup language (RDML) for defining the relationships between models.
Keywords: model-based testing (MBT); requirements; design model; test model; traceability
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George, M.; Fischer-Hellmann, K.-P.; Knahl, M.; Bleimann, U.; Atkinson, S. Traceability in Model-Based Testing. Future Internet 2012, 4, 1026-1036.

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George M, Fischer-Hellmann K-P, Knahl M, Bleimann U, Atkinson S. Traceability in Model-Based Testing. Future Internet. 2012; 4(4):1026-1036.

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George, Mathew; Fischer-Hellmann, Klaus-Peter; Knahl, Martin; Bleimann, Udo; Atkinson, Shirley. 2012. "Traceability in Model-Based Testing." Future Internet 4, no. 4: 1026-1036.

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