A Study on Software Testing Standard Using ISO/IEC/IEEE 29119-2: 2013

  • Cristiano Patrício
  • Rui Pinto
  • Gonçalo MarquesEmail author
Part of the Studies in Systems, Decision and Control book series (SSDC, volume 295)


ISO/IEC/IEEE 29119 is an internationally agreed set of standards for software testing that must be adopted during all software development processes and incorporated by every software company when conducting every software testing development. This article presents a study on ISO/IEC/IEEE 29119 standard, focusing on the description of a three-layer process model that covers: (1) organizational test specifications; (2) test management and (3) dynamic testing. Therefore, a comprehensive survey has been done to summarise and analyse the intended purpose of the implementation and adoption of this software testing standard. Furthermore, this paper also states the added value related to the implementation of this standard for any organisation in terms of software quality assurance. The adoption of software testing processes is an essential part of the software development that must be included in every development project, in particular, considering the artificial intelligence software development. The costs associated are relatively high. However, the cost associated with the treatment of bugs and software problems is even higher.


ISO/IEC/IEEE 29119-2 ISO standard Software testing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidade da Beira InteriorCovilhãPortugal
  2. 2.Instituto de TelecomunicaçõesUniversidade da Beira InteriorCovilhãPortugal

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