AUTOMATED SPECIFICATION OF TESTING FOR SOFTWARE SYSTEMS

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 10181
Amount: $49,943.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1989
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
3998 Fair Ridge Dr - Ste 220, Fairfax, VA, 22033
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Dr Donaldine E Samson
 (703) 359-7033
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THE PRIMARY RESEARCH OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROPOSED WORK IS TO DEVELOP AUTOMATED TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES TO SUPPORT THE SOFTWARE TESTING PROCESS. THIS OBJECTIVE IS CONSISTENT WITH THE SONEX EFFORT TO PROVIDE KNOWLEDGE BASED ASSISTANCE FOR TESTING LARGE, COMPLEX SYSTEM. CENTRAL TO OUR DEVELOPMENT WORK IS THE LEVEL I MODULE OF EXTEND, A KNOWLEDGE-BASED SYSTEM WHICH GENERATES TEST PLANS THROUGHOUT THE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT LIFE CYCLE. EXTEND IS CURRENTLY BEING DEVELOPED UNDER PHASE II OF A SBIR CONTRACT AND PROVIDES A BASIC LEVEL OF SUPPORT. OUR PROPOSED PHASE I RESEARCH FOR NOSC WILL PROVIDE BROADER TEST COVERAGE INCLUDING DESIGN, SPECIFICATION, UNIT AND COMPONENT TESTING AND ANALYSIS TOOLS BUILT ON THE FOUNDATION OF LEVEL I EXTEND. THE LEVEL I MODULE OF EXTEND PROVIDES TEST PLAN GENERATION FROM REQUIREMENTS SPECIFICATIONS, DESIGN AND CODE. IT IS LIMITED IN THE SCOPE OF ITS AUTOMATED ASSISTANCE, AND FURTHER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ARE NEEDED TO PROVIDE MORE COMPLETE COVERAGE. THE FOUNDATION FOR THIS WORK IS IN PLACE WITH LEVEL I OF EXTEND. BUILDING ONTO THIS FOUNDATION WILL GIVE NOSC A ROBUST TEST CAPABILITY, ORIENTED TO THEIR PARTICULAR NEEDS, THROUGH THIS PROPOSED RESEARCH EFFORT.

* Information listed above is at the time of submission. *

Agency Micro-sites

SBA logo
Department of Agriculture logo
Department of Commerce logo
Department of Defense logo
Department of Education logo
Department of Energy logo
Department of Health and Human Services logo
Department of Homeland Security logo
Department of Transportation logo
Environmental Protection Agency logo
National Aeronautics and Space Administration logo
National Science Foundation logo
US Flag An Official Website of the United States Government