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regression testing

regression testing in Technology

programming
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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