Mirrors, Rockets, and Lives: Considering the Limits of Testing

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Mirrors, Rockets, and Lives: Considering the Limits of Testing

Posted June 30, 2002 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies
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The word "test" is derived from the Latin word testun, an earthen pot or vessel used for assaying metals to determine the presence or measure the weight of various elements [2]. The act of testing is the process of establishing confidence that a program or system does what it is supposed to [1].