Comparing the Fault Detection Eeectiveness of Mutation and Data Flow Testing: an Empirical Study

@inproceedings{Mathur1993ComparingTF,
  title={Comparing the Fault Detection Eeectiveness of Mutation and Data Flow Testing: an Empirical Study},
  author={Aditya P. Mathur and W. Eric WongDepartment},
  year={1993}
}
We report results from an experiment to compare the fault detection eeectiveness of mutation, its variants, and data ow testing. As mutation is known to be a costly criterion to satisfy when compared with several other coverage criteria, we compared the fault detection eeectiveness of two variants of the mutation criterion with that of the all-uses criterion. Adequate test sets were generated randomly, as opposed to by human testers as in some previous studies. We view our results in the light… CONTINUE READING