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A Semantic Approach for the Generation of Test Cases from Activity Diagram

by Amandeep, Pratibha, Ishdeep Singla
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 116 - Number 10
Year of Publication: 2015
Authors: Amandeep, Pratibha, Ishdeep Singla
10.5120/20371-2582

Amandeep, Pratibha, Ishdeep Singla . A Semantic Approach for the Generation of Test Cases from Activity Diagram. International Journal of Computer Applications. 116, 10 ( April 2015), 12-15. DOI=10.5120/20371-2582

@article{ 10.5120/20371-2582,
author = { Amandeep, Pratibha, Ishdeep Singla },
title = { A Semantic Approach for the Generation of Test Cases from Activity Diagram },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { April 2015 },
volume = { 116 },
number = { 10 },
month = { April },
year = { 2015 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 12-15 },
numpages = {9},
url = { https://ijcaonline.org/archives/volume116/number10/20371-2582/ },
doi = { 10.5120/20371-2582 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
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Abstract

Software testing is the process of evaluating a system or its modules in the intent to find that the software is acquiring the efficient requirements or not. In simple words testing is the execution of the system in order to find their gaps, ambiguity and inconsistency. Software testing comprises into three factors: test case generation, test cases execution and test cases evaluation. This paper implemented a semantic approach for the generation of test cases on UML model i. e. , Activity Diagram. In this approach an Activity diagram is created then it automatically generated a Activity Dependency table (ADT) from Activity diagram. From the ADT an Activity Dependency Graph (ADG) is introduced. Finally After the automatic generation of ADG a consistent test case are generated. This approach includes the validation of the test cases by their consistency and efficiency. This approach saves the cost, time, efforts and increases the quality of generated test cases.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Unified Modeling Language Model (UML) automatic generated test cases Model Based testing (MBT) Genetic Algorithm branch coverage criterion