The submission deadline for the Testing: Academic and Industrial Conference – Practice and Research Techniques (TAIC PART 2009) conference has been extended. The new deadline is April 10, 2009.
- Les Hatton’s keynote, at the beginning of the conference, contained a few interesting figures. His slides are available on the Web. Slide #5 looks into the size of contemporary language specifications, and slide #10 tells a day in the life of a mail server in terms of the numbers of messages received in various categories.
- Paul Gerrard presented a paper on Test Axioms as Thinking Tools, which is also being discussed in his blog.
- Entirely new to me was the idea of test case prioritization, which Gregory Kapfhammer seems to work on. Might be useful in security testing as well.
- For those who need samples for research, there are datasets and repositories: