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COR
2008
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9 years 10 months ago
Evolutionary functional testing
Evolutionary Testing is a promising approach for automating the testing of software-based systems. A number of papers have been published in the last years which have successfully...
Oliver Bühler, Joachim Wegener
GECCO
2008
Springer
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9 years 11 months ago
Fitness calculation approach for the switch-case construct in evolutionary testing
A well-designed fitness function is essential to the effectiveness and efficiency of evolutionary testing. Fitness function design has been researched extensively. For fitness ...
Yan Wang, Zhiwen Bai, Miao Zhang, Wen Du, Ying Qin...
GECCO
2006
Springer
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10 years 2 months ago
A specification-based fitness function for evolutionary testing of object-oriented programs
Encapsulation of states in object-oriented programs hinders the search for test data using evolutionary testing. As client code is oblivious to the internal state of a server obje...
Yoonsik Cheon, Myoung Kim
GECCO
2003
Springer
108views Optimization» more  GECCO 2003»
10 years 3 months ago
Evolutionary Testing of Flag Conditions
Evolutionary Testing (ET) has been shown to be very successful in testing real world applications [16]. However, it has been pointed out [11], that further research is necessary if...
André Baresel, Harmen Sthamer
GECCO
2004
Springer
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10 years 3 months ago
Evaluating Evolutionary Testability with Software-Measurements
Test case design is the most important test activity with respect to test quality. For this reason, a large number of testing methods have been developed to assist the tester with ...
Frank Lammermann, André Baresel, Joachim We...
GECCO
2004
Springer
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10 years 3 months ago
Applying Evolutionary Testing to Search for Critical Defects
Software systems are used regularly in safety-relevant applications. Therefore, the occurrence of critical defects may not only cause costly recalls but may also endanger human liv...
André Baresel, Harmen Sthamer, Joachim Wege...
ISSTA
2004
ACM
10 years 4 months ago
Evolutionary testing in the presence of loop-assigned flags: a testability transformation approach
Evolutionary testing is an effective technique for automatically generating good quality test data. However, for structural testing, the technique degenerates to random testing i...
André Baresel, David Binkley, Mark Harman, ...
GECCO
2007
Springer
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10 years 4 months ago
Investigating data-flow coverage of classes using evolutionary algorithms
It is not unusual for a software development organization to expend 40 percent of total project effort on testing, which can be a very laborious and time-consuming process. Thus, ...
Konstantinos Liaskos, Marc Roper, Murray Wood
KBSE
2007
IEEE
10 years 4 months ago
Evacon: a framework for integrating evolutionary and concolic testing for object-oriented programs
Achieving high structural coverage such as branch coverage in objectoriented programs is an important and yet challenging goal due to two main challenges. First, some branches inv...
Kobi Inkumsah, Tao Xie
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