The testing framework should verify DataSHIELD functions provide accurate and expected results. However, it should also verify the mathematical correctness of the outcomes of any functions.
Who should be using this testing framework?
This testing framework has been developed with many types of users in mind. Because of the nature of DataSHIELD, we would recommend anybody who wishes to write some tests to develop the following knowledge:
Developed an advanced understanding of mathematics and statistics
Structure of the documentation