QSP Labs

Analyzing and testing Software Requirement Documents

Harry M. Sneed
Lehrbeauftragter, University of Regensburg, Technical University of Dresden
09.01.2015, 14:00 – 18:00; 10.01.2015, 9:00 – 13:00
3w03 ICT Building, Technikerstr. 21a, 6020 Innsbruck

Lab Description

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
Language: English

Required Skills: Basic knowledge of MS-Windows and requirements analysis
Maximal number of participants: 15

About the Expert

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.