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Combinatorial Testing

Combinatorial testing - background and fundamental papers

Fundamental background papers:

Empirical justification for combinatorial testing:  D.R. Kuhn, D.R. Wallace, A.M. Gallo, Jr., Software Fault Interactions and Implications for Software Testing, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 30, no. 6, June 2004, pp. 418-421.AbstractDOI: 10.1109/TSE.2004.24  Preprint.  Comment: Investigates interaction level required to trigger faults in a large distributed database system.

IPOG algorithm used in construction of covering arrays:  Y.Lei, R. Kacker, D.R. Kuhn, V. Okun and J. Lawrence, IPOG: a General Strategy for T-way Software Testing, 14th Annual IEEE International Conference and Workshops on the Engineering of Computer-Based Systems (ECBS’07), Tucson, Arizona, March 26-29 2007, pp. 549-556.AbstractDOI: 10.1109/ECBS.2007.47Preprint  Comment:  defines the In Parameter Order algorithm for high strength covering arrays. 

Created May 24, 2016, Updated April 27, 2023