Automatic test case optimization: a bacteriologic algorithm

  title={Automatic test case optimization: a bacteriologic algorithm},
  author={Beno{\^i}t Baudry and Franck Fleurey and Jean-Marc J{\'e}z{\'e}quel and Yves Le Traon},
  journal={IEEE Software},
Improving test cases automatically is a nonlinear optimization problem. To solve this problem, we've developed a bacteriologic algorithm, adapted from genetic algorithms that can generate and optimize a set of test cases. A .NET component that parses C# source files illustrates our algorithm. 

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