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Generating Class-Level Integration Tests Using Call Site Information

  title={Generating Class-Level Integration Tests Using Call Site Information},
  author={Pouria Derakhshanfar and Xavier Devroey and Annibale Panichella and Andy Zaidman and Arie van Deursen},
Search-based approaches have been used in the literature to automate the process of creating unit test cases. However, related work has shown that generated unit-tests with high code coverage could be ineffective, i.e., they may not detect all faults or kill all injected mutants. In this paper, we propose CLING, an integration-level test case generation approach that exploits how a pair of classes, the caller and the callee, interact with each other through method calls. In particular, CLING… 


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