GTAC 2007: Specification based Testing

Professor Hadar Ziv, with the Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences (ICS) at UC Irvine, has 20+ years of experience in academia and industry. Most recently, he presented his work at Google, Northrop Grumman, and the Southern California SPIN, and served on the program committee of the ROSATEA 2007 workshop. His most recent papers appeared in ROSATEA 2007, 2006, and the October 2006 issue of the Journal of Systems and Software (JSS). He has worked as consultant and change agent for several organizations wishing to upgrade their software development to include use cases, object-oriented analysis and design with UML, and corresponding test strategies.

Kristina Winbladh is about to start her third year as a PhD student in Informatics at the University of California, Irvine. Her main research interests are in software testing and requirements engineering, and particularly in bridging the two disciplines with the goal of producing better quality software. During her first two years of graduate school, her attempts to improve software testing techniques has earned her several workshop and conference publications as well as an internship with Google.