Directed Studies: Testing of Software

Schedule

Ilias

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Prerequesites

Bachelor degree in Computer Science level knowledge of Software Engineering, Discrete Mathematics, Programming and Theory of Computation.

  Contents

This directed studies course will introduce in the foundations and applications of techniques to test complex software systems. Testing is one of the most frequently used software quality assurance techniques in practice. We will discuss the nature and inherent limitations of software testing, testing techniques used at different stages of the software development process, and consider tools that support software testing. The participants will learn to assess software testing techniques and to design test strategies and procedure when responsible for software testing, for instance as software developers, software project managers or software testing engineers.

Learning objectives

The participants will learn to assess software testing techniques and to design test strategies and procedures when responsible for software testing, for instance as software developers, software project managers or software testing engineers.

Course literature

A reader for this course will be compiled and made available at the beginning of the course.

Records of academic assessments

Final examination (written or oral.) A grade bonus can be earned during the tutorials.

Participants

Master-level course. Open to Bachelor-level students.

Remark

The course will be taught in English. All course materials will be in English.

 Credits

SWS: 2+2
ECTS-points: 6.0