Test Case Generation Using Visual Contracts

Olga Runge, Tamim Ahmed Khan, Reiko Heckel

Abstract


Visual contracts provide a diagrammatic notation for pre- and postconditionsas alternative to the Object-Constraint Language (OCL) or code-levelcontract languages. Using visual contracts for testing, we benefit from their executabilityand formal background in graph transformation to provide model-basedtest oracles and coverage criteria. Based on a static analysis of their dependenciesand conflicts, in this paper we use visual contracts to generate test cases accordingto these coverage criteria.Together with previous work, this adds up to a comprehensive approach aiming toautomate the three major challenges of testing through the use of models.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14279/tuj.eceasst.58.847

DOI (PDF): http://dx.doi.org/10.14279/tuj.eceasst.58.847.841

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