On testing and evaluating service-oriented software

Wei Tek Tsai, Xinyu Zhou, Yinong Chen, Xiaoying Bai

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As service-oriented architecture matures and more Web services become available, developers must test an ever-increasing volume of services. A framework that defines and evaluates test-case potency based on coverage relationships can reduce testing effort while maintaining testing's effectiveness.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)40-46
Number of pages7
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2008



  • Computational modeling
  • Reliability
  • Security
  • Service oriented architecture
  • Software
  • Test case design
  • Test case ranking
  • Test case selection
  • Testing
  • Verification
  • Web services

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design
  • Software

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Tsai, W. T., Zhou, X., Chen, Y., & Bai, X. (2008). On testing and evaluating service-oriented software. Computer, 41(8), 40-46. https://doi.org/10.1109/MC.2008.304