The paper “Cloud Testing Framework” authored by Crescencio Rodrigues Lima Neto (DCC-UFBA and IFBA), and Vinicius Cardoso Garcia (CIn-UFPE), has been accepted for publication at the 17th International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE’2013). The conference will be held in April 14 - 16, 2013 at Porto de Galinhas, Brazil.

This activity is part of the project “Social Machines and Research Team - SMaRT” at INES and is one of the results of the research being done by ASSERT Lab.

A brief overview of the paper is given next

Cloud-based testing introduces a new set of challenges. While many companies are approaching cloud computing with cautious, testing appears to be next area of growing interest. This paper propose the development of a new framework focusing on cloud testing. We intend to define the activities, roles, techniques, and tools that will be used in an integrated framework. A research methodology containing all the steps that will be executed during the proposal implementation was defined. A schedule was suggested in order to allow the research development. We propose a new Cloud Testing framework and we present the research methodology and schedule that will be used to implement the proposal.