Execution Generated Test Cases: How to Make Systems Code Crash Itself

@inproceedings{Cadar2005ExecutionGT,
  title={Execution Generated Test Cases: How to Make Systems Code Crash Itself},
  author={Cristian Cadar and Dawson R. Engler},
  booktitle={SPIN},
  year={2005}
}
This paper presents a technique that uses code to automatically generate its own test cases at run-time by using a combination of symbolic and concrete (i.e., regular) execution. The input values to a program (or software component) provide the standard interface of any testing framework with the program it is testing, and generating input values that will explore all the “interesting” behavior in the tested program remains an important open problem in software testing research. Our approach… CONTINUE READING
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