open-box testing

Definitions

Electronics

  • Any tests utilizing the assistance of an open box (1). This contrasts with closed box testing (1), in which the inner structure is not known, or is not necessary to be known.
  • Tests of software or hardware utilizing the assistance of an open box (2). This contrasts with closed-box testing (2), in which the inner structure is not known, or is not necessary to be known.
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