Semantic Mutation Testing

  title={Semantic Mutation Testing},
  author={John A. Clark and Haitao Dan and Robert Mark Hierons},
  journal={2010 Third International Conference on Software Testing, Verification, and Validation Workshops},
Mutation testing is a powerful and flexible test technique. Traditional mutation testing makes a small change to the syntax of a description (usually a program) in order to create a mutant. A test set is considered to be good if it distinguishes between the original description and all of the (functionally nonequivalent) mutants. These mutants can be seen as representing potential small slips and thus mutation testing aims to produce a test set that is good at finding such slips. It has also… CONTINUE READING
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