Software Measurement and Testing
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- 31 Jul 2023
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- Relate the multiple industry-based roles involved in modern software testing.
- Justify how software metrics are used for measuring the complexity attributes of a software system.
- Formulate a measurement framework and apply techniques for measuring performance attributes of a software project.
- Critique and execute automated tests and interpret the outcomes.
- • Types of testing.
- • Test planning.
- • Test techniques.
- • Test automation.
- • Software (code) measurement.
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed CSE3MQR (Metrics, Quality and Reliability) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.
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This subject is aimed at providing you with a modern view on how software is assessed for quality. We focus heavily on test automation as mechanism to achieve this. The industry-based roles associated with software measurement and testing are taken as models to describe the types of tasks undertaken by professionals in this sector. In this subject you will have hands-on practice with assessing software against quality metrics and facilitating automated testing using the latest frameworks.
- Case-based quality and testing analysis of a software project (500 word equivalent). (10%)
- Evaluation of a personal software project for quality and performance (2000 words total). (45%)
- 2 hour central exam (2000 word equivalent). (45%)
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