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

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Preparing for the Inspection

Specifying the Inspection

When a guided inspection is planned, the scope and depth of the material to be inspected should be specified. The earliest models, such as requirements and domain models, may be inspected in their entirety at a single session. Later models will usually be too large to allow this. In Realistic Models (below), we talk about ways of creating modular diagrams that can be grouped into different-sized pieces. Having modular models facilitates limiting an inspection to the work of a single group or even to a specific class hierarchy.

The scope of an inspection is defined by specifying a set of use cases, a set of packages, or abstract classes/interfaces. The scope determines starting points for ...

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