equivalence class partitioning

What is equivalence class partitioning?

equivalence class partitioning meaning (Myers) Partitioning the input domain of a program into a finite number of classes [sets], to identify a minimal set of well selected test cases to represent these classes. There are two types of input equivalence classes, valid and invalid. See: testing, functional.

 

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

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