regression testing

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regression testing definition

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Part of the test phase of software development where, as new modules are integrated into the system and the added functionality is tested, previously tested functionality is re-tested to assure that no new module has corrupted the system.
[Bennatan, E.M., "Software Project Management", 2nd edition, McGraw-Hill International, 1992].
(1995-12-04)

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