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Test Case Reduction based upon Path Coverage Criteria

by Monika Grover, Pradeep Kumar Bhatia
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 172 - Number 3
Year of Publication: 2017
Authors: Monika Grover, Pradeep Kumar Bhatia
10.5120/ijca2017915100

Monika Grover, Pradeep Kumar Bhatia . Test Case Reduction based upon Path Coverage Criteria. International Journal of Computer Applications. 172, 3 ( Aug 2017), 11-19. DOI=10.5120/ijca2017915100

@article{ 10.5120/ijca2017915100,
author = { Monika Grover, Pradeep Kumar Bhatia },
title = { Test Case Reduction based upon Path Coverage Criteria },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { Aug 2017 },
volume = { 172 },
number = { 3 },
month = { Aug },
year = { 2017 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 11-19 },
numpages = {9},
url = { https://ijcaonline.org/archives/volume172/number3/28230-2017915100/ },
doi = { 10.5120/ijca2017915100 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
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%A Monika Grover
%A Pradeep Kumar Bhatia
%T Test Case Reduction based upon Path Coverage Criteria
%J International Journal of Computer Applications
%@ 0975-8887
%V 172
%N 3
%P 11-19
%D 2017
%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Abstract

The cost of commercial software systems is usually over budget and within limited time duration. Most critical and time consuming phase of a software development process is effort estimation and 50% of this phase is often devoted to testing effort estimation. If we can find a way to reduce effort estimation, then it will greatly deduct total cost and effort needed to be spent in software development. Researchers have been continuously trying to find new ways to reduce effort estimation and improving methods which have been devised already. This paper proposes to use path-oriented test case generation and their reduction with reference to different priorities such as complexity, impact, path coverage etc. We are using different examples to reduce the test cases using various factors i.e. Test case Complexity, its impact and the path coverage.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Test case reduction complexity of test case impact factor path coverage