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A Practical Guide to Testing Object-Oriented Software by David A. Sykes, John D. McGregor

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The Basics of Guided Inspection

The guided inspection technique provides a means of objectively and systematically searching a work product for faults by using explicit test cases. This testing perspective means that reviews are treated as a test session. The basic testing steps are as follows:

1.
Define the test space.
2.
Select values from the test space using a specific strategy.
3.
Apply the test values to the product being tested.
4.
Evaluate the results and the percentage of the model covered by the tests (based on some criteria).

These steps are specialized to the following steps (we will elaborate on each of these in this chapter):

1.
Specify the scope and depth of the inspection. The scope will be defined by describing a body ...

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