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Testing of 3G 1xEV-DV Stack — A Case Study

  • Ira Acharya
  • Hemendra Kumar Singh
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2644)

Abstract

Due to immense competition in the market, mobile equipment vendors and service providers are faced with the challenge of delivering solutions early, way ahead of their competitors. Time-to-market pressures necessitate a carefully worked out test strategy for verifying and validating the correctness of mobile communication solutions. This paper outlines the various challenges that are faced in the protocol testing of mobile communication products. An evaluation of formal languages such as SDL and TTCN in the design, development and testing phases of such products is also included in the paper. The strategy employed in the testing of a 3G 1xEV-DV Base Station stack has been covered as a case study.

Keywords

Testing conformance simulation test automation test scripts testing challenges IUT formalism formal description techniques 1xEV-DV EV-DV DV protocol stack 3G reference implementation SDL TTCN MSC 3GPP2 queues timers task behavior LAC MAC RLP Signaling L2 L3 logging video conferencing packet data channel PDCHCF Message Integrity 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ira Acharya
    • 1
  • Hemendra Kumar Singh
    • 1
  1. 1.Tata Consultancy ServicesNoidaIndia

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