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Accessing and Evaluating AspectJ based Mutation Testing Tools

by Mayank Singh, Shailendra Mishra, Rajib Mall
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 31 - Number 1
Year of Publication: 2011
Authors: Mayank Singh, Shailendra Mishra, Rajib Mall

Mayank Singh, Shailendra Mishra, Rajib Mall . Accessing and Evaluating AspectJ based Mutation Testing Tools. International Journal of Computer Applications. 31, 1 ( October 2011), 33-38. DOI=10.5120/3791-5220

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author = { Mayank Singh, Shailendra Mishra, Rajib Mall },
title = { Accessing and Evaluating AspectJ based Mutation Testing Tools },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { October 2011 },
volume = { 31 },
number = { 1 },
month = { October },
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issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 33-38 },
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publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
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Software testing plays a crucial role in software development life cycle. Without testing, quality of software product is questionable. Mutation testing, widely accepted fault based testing technique. Aspect Oriented Programming is a new methodology that introduces the concept of modularization. AspectJ is an aspect oriented programming language that provides the concept of pointcut and advice. With new features, AOP introduces new faults that can be easily handled by mutation testing. In this paper, we evaluate the available AspectJ based mutation testing tools and identify the basic requirements that must be satisfied by any developed tool.

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Mutation testing Automated Mutation Testing tool Fault based mutation testing tool Mutation testing tool for AspectJ AOP based Mutation testing tool