Regression test selection based on intermediate code for virtual machines

Toshihiko Koju, Shingo Takada, Norihisa Doi

研究成果: Conference contribution

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Regression testing is testing applied to software that has been modified. It basically entails re-testing the software with previous test cases to confirm that the modifications made to the software do not have an adverse effect. But re-executing all test cases is normally cost prohibitive, and thus much research has been done on selecting test cases from a test suite without compromising the reliability of the software. These regression test selection techniques find test cases that will not detect any bugs in the modified software, and delete those from the next regression test suite. However, these techniques are based on analysis of source code. Recent programming environments have seen a proliferation of virtual machines. For example, programs written in Java and with the Microsoft.Net Framework are compiled into a platform-independent intermediate code which is executed. Such code could also be used for regression test selection. This especially holds for the Microsoft.Net Framework which handles various programming languages, such as Visual Basic and C++. Thus, this paper presents a safe regression test selection technique for virtual machine based programs. We especially target the Microsoft.Net Framework. Evaluation on 10 different examples resulted in an average of a 40.4% decrease in the cost of regression testing.

元の言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトルIEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance, ICSM
出版者IEEE Computer Society
ページ420-429
ページ数10
2003-January
ISBN(印刷物)0769519059
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 2003
外部発表Yes
イベントInternational Conference on Software Maintenance, ICSM 2003 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
継続期間: 2003 9 222003 9 26

Other

OtherInternational Conference on Software Maintenance, ICSM 2003
Netherlands
Amsterdam
期間03/9/2203/9/26

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Codes (standards)
Testing
Computer programming
Computer programming languages
Costs
Virtual machine

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  • Software

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Koju, T., Takada, S., & Doi, N. (2003). Regression test selection based on intermediate code for virtual machines. : IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance, ICSM (巻 2003-January, pp. 420-429). [1235452] IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSM.2003.1235452

Regression test selection based on intermediate code for virtual machines. / Koju, Toshihiko; Takada, Shingo; Doi, Norihisa.

IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance, ICSM. 巻 2003-January IEEE Computer Society, 2003. p. 420-429 1235452.

研究成果: Conference contribution

Koju, T, Takada, S & Doi, N 2003, Regression test selection based on intermediate code for virtual machines. : IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance, ICSM. 巻. 2003-January, 1235452, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 420-429, International Conference on Software Maintenance, ICSM 2003, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 03/9/22. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSM.2003.1235452
Koju T, Takada S, Doi N. Regression test selection based on intermediate code for virtual machines. : IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance, ICSM. 巻 2003-January. IEEE Computer Society. 2003. p. 420-429. 1235452 https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSM.2003.1235452
Koju, Toshihiko ; Takada, Shingo ; Doi, Norihisa. / Regression test selection based on intermediate code for virtual machines. IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance, ICSM. 巻 2003-January IEEE Computer Society, 2003. pp. 420-429
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