Patent Number: 7,788,057

Title: Test apparatus and methods thereof

Abstract: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, an apparatus for testing having a controller to perform test case conflict resolution by comparing an execution descriptor to one or more platform descriptors. The execution descriptor can have one or more platforms to be tested, each platform comprising at least one among one or more bases, one or more modules, and combinations thereof. Each of the one or more platform descriptors can have one or more test cases and a description of one or more platform limitations for executing the one or more test cases. Additional embodiments are disclosed.

Inventors: Day; Philip Arthur (Ontario, CA), Robeson; Kyle (Ontario, CA)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G01D 3/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018