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A Comparative study of Test Exit Criteria in Software Testing

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 96 - Number 19
Year of Publication: 2014
Ishita Verma

Ishita Verma. Article: A Comparative study of Test Exit Criteria in Software Testing. International Journal of Computer Applications 96(19):17-20, June 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Ishita Verma},
	title = {Article: A Comparative study of Test Exit Criteria in Software Testing},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {96},
	number = {19},
	pages = {17-20},
	month = {June},
	note = {Full text available}


Software Testing refers to the set of activities carried out on the software with the intent of finding errors. It is one to ascertain that the software meets all its specifications. For any software a very large number of scenarios and input value combinations exist and testing the software for each of these combinations is not possible. And, also the time and resources for testing are limited so the challenge of testing is to test maximum functionality in the available time period. Hence, Test Exit criteria or when to stop testing, is of utmost importance. In this paper we will discuss the different Test Exit criteria and focus on their comparison to determine which one of them is the best which covers maximum functionality of the software.


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