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ISTQB® Standard glossary of terms used in Software Testing
The status of a test result in which the actual result does not match the expected result.
The backup operational mode in which the functions of a system that becomes unavailable are assumed by a secondary system.
An event in which a component or system does not perform a required function within specified limits. [Reference: After ISO 24765]
The physical or functional manifestation of a failure. [Reference: ISO 24765]
A systematic approach to risk identification and analysis of identifying possible modes of failure and attempting to prevent their occurrence. - See also: Failure Mode, Effect and Criticality Analysis
The ratio of the number of failures of a given category to a given unit of measure. [Reference: ISO 24765]
See false-positive result.
A test result which fails to identify the presence of a defect that is actually present in the test object.
See false-negative result.
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ISTQB® Standard glossary of terms used in Software Testing (Version 3.4, 14. September 2020)
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