Software Testing

Course Name: 

Software Testing (CS411)


B.Tech (CSE)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (1-0-3)


Software testing concepts & principles, Testing strategies, Testability and related issues, Methods for developing the strategy, Life cycle testing, Installation phase testing and various phases of testing; Tools and techniques for software testing, Testing object oriented software, Testing in practice, State-of-art testing and bug detection techniques, Evaluating software quality, Test automation, Testers’ workbench.


Ilene Burnstein, “Practical Software Testing”, Springer Professional Computing, 2003. Glenford J. Myers, The Art of Software Testing, John Wiley & Sons, 1979
Cem Kaner, Jack Falk, Hung Quoc Nguyen, Testing Computer Software, 2nd Ed, Intl. Thomson Computer Press, 2008.
Ron Patton, “Software Testing”, Second Edition, Sams Publishing, Pearson education, 2007.
Renu Rajani, Pradeep Oak, “Software Testing – Effective Methods, Tools and Techniques”, Tata McGraw Hill, 2004


Computer Science and Engineering

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Dr. Manu Basavaraju
Head of the Department
Department of CSE, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
Hot line: +91-0824-2474053
Email: hodcse[AT]nitk[DOT]ac[DOT]in


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