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International Journal of Mathematical Sciences and Computing(IJMSC)

ISSN: 2310-9025 (Print), ISSN: 2310-9033 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJMSC Vol.1, No.3, Sep. 2015

The Application of Meta-Heuristic Algorithms in Automatic Software Test Case Generation

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Author(s)

Maryam Mirzapour Moshizi, Amid Khatibi Bardsiri

Index Terms

Test Case Generation;Meta-Heuristic Algorithms;Software Test Case

Abstract

Nowadays, software test is one of the most important activities that software's quality will be certified by it. Test operation includes program's implement on test case set and comparison of results with expected one. Manual test case for operation test program and error detect is time consuming with insufficient precision and complicated coverage of program, so, the use of algorithms in automatic test case generation has been considered. Meta-heuristic algorithms are known tools which are optimized and used in test case generation. Most of complicated matters need a lot of possible states assessment in order to reach the valid answer. With the proper answer, test case optimization and meta-heuristic algorithms play a constructive role. In this paper we would compare methods and their traits, and the software test case generation methods based on meta-heuristic algorithms with their description. 

Cite This Paper

Maryam Mirzapour Moshizi, Amid Khatibi Bardsiri,"The Application of Meta-Heuristic Algorithms in Automatic Software Test Case Generation", International Journal of Mathematical Sciences and Computing(IJMSC), Vol.1, No.3, pp.1-8, 2015.DOI: 10.5815/ijmsc.2015.03.01

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