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AUTOMATED PATH TRACING PROGRAM (APTP)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000006685D
Original Publication Date: 1992-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Jan-23

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
Andy Chan

Abstract

Thorough testing of so&we is imperative for smooth and eff%mt operation. Software problems caused by inadequately tested software cost American businesses time and billions of dollars in lost revenue. Testing every executable path in software units is diicult, tedious and time consuming. Schedule and budget constraints and lack of tools are contributing factors making full testing of all software paths impractical.