Genetic Algorithms and Its Application in Software Test Data Generation

  title={Genetic Algorithms and Its Application in Software Test Data Generation},
  author={Wang Lijuan and Zhai Yue and Hou Hongfeng},
  journal={2012 International Conference on Computer Science and Electronics Engineering},
Test data generation is a key part in software test area and it is of significance to realize the automation of software testing. The main contribution of this paper lies in that a practical model, which utilizes genetic algorithms as searching policy to generate software structural test data, is proposed. To achieve higher performance, such issues as encoding strategy, algorithms operator evolution, evaluation function construction and instrumentation are addressed in detail, a new method of… CONTINUE READING
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