Under-constrained execution: making automatic code destruction easy and scalable

@inproceedings{Engler2007UnderconstrainedEM,
  title={Under-constrained execution: making automatic code destruction easy and scalable},
  author={Dawson R. Engler and Daniel Dunbar},
  booktitle={ISSTA},
  year={2007}
}
Software testing is well-recognized as a crucial part of the modern software development process. However, manual testing is labor intensive and often fails to produce impressive coverage results. Random testing is easily applied but gets poor coverage on complex code. Recent work has attacked these problems using symbolic execution to automatically generate high-coverage test inputs [3, 6, 4, 8, 5, 2]. At a high-level these tools use variations on the following idea. Instead of running code on… CONTINUE READING
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