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EBook Description: Many of the ideas in this presentation were jointly developed with Doug Hoffman, in a course that we taught together on test automation, and in the Los Altos Workshops on Software Testing (LAWST) and the Austin Workshop on Test Automation (AWTA). ∙ LAWST 5 focused on oracles. Participants were Chris Agruss, James Bach, Jack Falk, David Gelperin, Elisabeth Hendrickson, Doug Hoffman, Bob Johnson, Cem Kaner, Brian Lawrence, Noel Nyman, Jeff Payne, Johanna Rothman, Melora Svoboda, Loretta Suzuki, and Ned Young. ∙ LAWST 1-3 focused on several aspects of automated testing. Participants were Chris Agruss, Tom Arnold, Richard Bender, James Bach, Jim Brooks, Karla Fisher, Chip Groder, Elizabeth Hendrickson, Doug Hoffman, Keith W. Hooper, III, Bob Johnson, Cem Kaner, Brian Lawrence, Tom Lindemuth, Brian Marick, Thanga Meenakshi, Noel Nyman, Jeffery E. Payne, Bret Pettichord, Drew Pritsker, Johanna Rothman, Jane Stepak, Melora Svoboda, Jeremy White, and Rodney Wilson. ∙ AWTA also reviewed and discussed several strategies of test automation. Participants in the first meeting were Chris Agruss, Robyn Brilliant, Harvey Deutsch, Allen Johnson, Cem Kaner, Brian Lawrence, Barton Layne, Chang Lui, Jamie Mitchell, Noel Nyman, Barindralal Pal, Bret Pettichord, Christiano Plini, Cynthia Sadler, and Beth Schmitz. I’m indebted to Hans Buwalda, Elizabeth Hendrickson, Alan Jorgensen, Noel Nyman , Harry Robinson, James Tierney, and James Whittaker for additional explanations of test architecture and/or stochastic testing


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