Automatically Generating Test Cases for Specification Mining

@article{Dallmeier2012AutomaticallyGT,
  title={Automatically Generating Test Cases for Specification Mining},
  author={Valentin Dallmeier and Nikolai Knopp and Christoph Mallon and Gordon Fraser and Sebastian Hack and Andreas Zeller},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering},
  year={2012},
  volume={38},
  pages={243-257}
}
Dynamic specification mining observes program executions to infer models of normal program behavior. What makes us believe that we have seen sufficiently many executions? The TAUTOKO (“Tautoko” is the Mãori word for “enhance, enrich.”) typestate miner generates test cases that cover previously unobserved behavior, systematically extending the execution space, and enriching the specification. To our knowledge, this is the first combination of systematic test case generation and typestate mining… CONTINUE READING
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