Model Based Testing And Uml Diagrams: A Literature Review


  • Mettu Sumender Roy
  • Dr. G. Samuel Vara Prasada Raju


Code Based Testing, Specification Based Testing, Model Based Testing, System Under Test


Model based testing is an abnormal state testing method which utilizes abnormal state plan documentations. It has a few points of interest over code based experiment plan. Testing in light of configuration models has the favorable position that the experiments stay legitimate notwithstanding when the code changes a tiny bit. So plan models can be utilized as a premise for experiment era which results in decreasing the expense of testing. The way toward creating test cases from configuration will find issues ahead of schedule in the advancement procedure and along these lines spare time and assets amid improvement of the framework. This paper gives a brief presentation, and general definitions to acquaint MBT, and presents related writing.


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Mettu Sumender Roy, & Dr. G. Samuel Vara Prasada Raju. (2016). Model Based Testing And Uml Diagrams: A Literature Review. Research Inspiration: An International Multidisciplinary E-Journal, 1(IV), 44–58. Retrieved from