Generative scenario-based testing on a real-world system

Examensarbete för masterexamen

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Type: Examensarbete för masterexamen
Master Thesis
Title: Generative scenario-based testing on a real-world system
Authors: Andersson, Daniel
Lindbom, David
Abstract: Testing is a vital part of the software development process and occupies nearly half of the time used for developing a product. Automating the testing process could result in less developing time required for testing; however, test automation brings many challenges. This thesis explores generative scenario-based testing, in a real-world system, using a QuickCheck implementation. We implement two test-suites adopting different variants of the method, and discuss advantages and disadvantages of each method, design choices we made, limitations of the QuickCheck tool we used, and obstacles we encountered. The implementation produced satisfying results and managed to reveal 11 bugs of varying severity. From this work we conclude that generative scenario-based testing is especially suitable for testing interfaces and random user scenarios. Moreover, we found that it could be beneficial to adopt the method already in an early phase of development, and that the method could potentially constitute a great complement to an already existing test-suite.
Keywords: Data- och informationsvetenskap;Computer and Information Science
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Chalmers tekniska högskola / Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik (Chalmers)
Chalmers University of Technology / Department of Computer Science and Engineering (Chalmers)
Collection:Examensarbeten för masterexamen // Master Theses

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