In this short tutorial the lecturer summarizes the history of
software requirements engineering and explains how requirement
documents have been checked in the past. He then presents a new
automated approach to analyzing the text documents and generating
logical test cases from them. He demonstrates the approach on
several requirement documents taken from industry before giving
the students the opportunity to practice the method themselves on
sample documents in German and English language. At the end he
summarizes the lessons learned.
Structure: Presentation, Interactive case studies, Exercises with notebooks
Required Skills: Basic knowledge of MS-Windows and requirements analysis
Maximal number of participants: 15
Harry M. Sneed has a Master’s Degree in Information Sciences from the University of Maryland, 1969. He has been working in testing since 1977 when he took over the position of test manager for the Siemens ITS project. At this time he set up the first com-mercial test laboratory in Budapest. Since then he has written 22 books and over 400 articles. He has developed more than 50 different tools.