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Jean-Pierre Corriveau

Associate Professor & Graduate Director

Degrees:Ph.D. Toronto (1991), M.C.S. Ottawa, B.Sc. Ottawa
Phone:613-520-2600 x 1192
Website:Jean-Pierre Corriveau Homepage

Research Interests

  • Object-Oriented Testing
  • Text Understanding

Specific Research Interests

For Object-Oriented Testing: scenario testing and test data generation. For Text Understanding: contextualized and generative comprehension

Current Research

Dr. Corriveau’s current research focuses on behavior-driven development and acceptance testing.


Dr. Corriveau received his Master’s in Computer Science from University of Ottawa in 1984. During that time, he also worked at Nortel developing an industrial code generator. In 1986, after starting his Ph.D. at University of Toronto, he returned to Nortel becoming a founding member of the TELOS project. This tool spawn off as the ObjecTime start-up in early 1991 and eventually evolved into ROSE Real-Time, and now IBM Rational Software Architect RealTime Edition. Dr. Corriveau completed his Ph.D. in Natural Language Processing in 1991 and soon after joined the School of Computer Science at Carleton.