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Carleton University technical report SCE0415 Is Mutation an Appropriate Tool for Testing Experiments?
 

Summary: Carleton University technical report SCE­04­15
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Is Mutation an Appropriate Tool for Testing Experiments?
J. H. Andrews
Computer Science Department
University of Western Ontario
London, Canada
andrews@csd.uwo.ca
L. C. Briand, Y. Labiche
Software Quality Engineering Laboratory
Systems and Computer Engineering Department
Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON K1S5B6, Canada
{briand, labiche}@sce.carleton.ca
Abstract
The empirical assessment of test techniques plays an
important role in software testing research. One common
practice is to instrument faults, either manually or by
using mutation operators. The latter allows the
systematic, repeatable seeding of large numbers of faults;

  

Source: Andrews, Jamie - Department of Computer Science, University of Western Ontario

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences