SOFTWARE PRODUCT LINE TESTING - A Systematic Review

Beatriz Pérez Lamancha, Macario Polo Usaola, Mario Piattini Velthius

Abstract

Software product lines constitute a new paradigm where industrial production techniques are adapted and applied to software development. Reuse and the maintenance of traceability between the different artefacts in the line are fundamental requirements in this paradigm, articulating the best practices for software development in an environment that is perfectly controlled by software engineering methods. This article presents a systematic review of the literature which deals with testing in software product lines. The objective is to analyse the existing approaches to testing in software product lines, discussing the significant issues related to this area of knowledge and providing an up-to-date state of the art which can serve as a basis for innovative research activities. The paper also analyses how SPL research can contribute and dynamise the research in software testing.

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Pérez Lamancha B., Polo Usaola M. and Piattini Velthius M. (2009). SOFTWARE PRODUCT LINE TESTING - A Systematic Review . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT, ISBN 978-989-674-009-2, pages 23-30. DOI: 10.5220/0002248400230030


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@conference{icsoft09,
author={Beatriz Pérez Lamancha and Macario Polo Usaola and Mario Piattini Velthius},
title={SOFTWARE PRODUCT LINE TESTING - A Systematic Review},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT,},
year={2009},
pages={23-30},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002248400230030},
isbn={978-989-674-009-2},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT,
TI - SOFTWARE PRODUCT LINE TESTING - A Systematic Review
SN - 978-989-674-009-2
AU - Pérez Lamancha B.
AU - Polo Usaola M.
AU - Piattini Velthius M.
PY - 2009
SP - 23
EP - 30
DO - 10.5220/0002248400230030