Definitions for "Abstract Test Method"
The description of how an Implementation Under Test is to be tested, given at an appropriate level of abstraction to make the description independent of any particular realizations a Means of Testing, but with enough detail to enable tests to be specified for this test method. source: ITU-T X.290 domain: OSI Conformance Testing acronyms: ATM usage: EU-P201
A description of how a candidate product is to be tested, given the appropriate level of abstraction to make the description independent of any particular implementation of testing tools or procedures, but with sufficient detail to enable these tests to be produced. [ISO 10303-31: 1994