SPECIFICATION-BASED AUTOMATED GUI TESTING

Andreas S. Andreou, Anastasis Sofokleous, Charis Panayi

Abstract

GUI testing is currently one of the most expensive and time consuming processes in the software life-cycle and according to some estimates this cost can reach up to 50 to 70% of the whole cost of the project. This paper proposes a framework for specification-based automated GUI testing which employs a GUI analyzer for dynamic analysis and extraction of GUI object information, a system for automatic test case generation driven by Spec#, a test-case execution algorithm that executes test-cases automatically and a verifier that compares the expected with the actual result of the test. Preliminary experimental results demonstrate the efficiency and effectiveness of the framework.

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S. Andreou A., Sofokleous A. and Panayi C. (2011). SPECIFICATION-BASED AUTOMATED GUI TESTING . In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8425-55-3, pages 318-323. DOI: 10.5220/0003548103180323


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis11,
author={Andreas S. Andreou and Anastasis Sofokleous and Charis Panayi},
title={SPECIFICATION-BASED AUTOMATED GUI TESTING},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2011},
pages={318-323},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003548103180323},
isbn={978-989-8425-55-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - SPECIFICATION-BASED AUTOMATED GUI TESTING
SN - 978-989-8425-55-3
AU - S. Andreou A.
AU - Sofokleous A.
AU - Panayi C.
PY - 2011
SP - 318
EP - 323
DO - 10.5220/0003548103180323