cause effect graphing

What is cause effect graphing?

cause effect graphing meaning (1) (NBS) Test data selection technique. The input and output domains are partitioned into classes and analysis is performed to determine which input classes cause which effect. A minimal set of inputs is chosen which will cover the entire effect set. (2) (Myers) A systematic method of generating test cases representing combinations of conditions. See: testing, functional.


reference: U.S . Food & Drug – Glossary of Computer System Software Development Terminology (8/95)