Derivation of Test Objectives Automatically

  • J. J. Gutierrez
  • M. J. Escalona
  • M. Mejías
  • J. Torres

A vital task of software development is to test the correct implementation of functional requirements. Use cases are widely used artefacts that define the functionality of a software system in early stages of the development process. This paper exposes the lack of automatism in existing approaches that deal with the derivation of test cases, and introduces a new approach and tool to derive systematically test objectives from the use cases of the system under test.


Test Objective Behavioural Model Functional Requirement Main Sequence Activity Diagram 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. J. Gutierrez
    • 1
  • M. J. Escalona
    • 1
  • M. Mejías
    • 1
  • J. Torres
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Languages and SystemsUniversity of SevilleSpain

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