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    Automatic Functional Testing of GUIs


    Fitzgerald, L.A. (2010) Automatic Functional Testing of GUIs. Masters thesis, National University of Ireland Maynooth.

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    Abstract

    Functional testing of GUIs can be automated using a test oracle derived from the GUI’s specification and from a restricted set of randomised test data. As test data, a set of randomly distorted test objects seems to work well, especially starting as we do with a ‘perfect’ object and then distorting this more and more as the test progresses. The number of test cases needed seems to be much smaller than that reported in other random testing papers. More work is needed to see if the approach is generally applicable: if so, the test engineer can spend his time writing GUI specifications at a high level of abstraction, rather than hand-generating test cases.

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Keywords: Automatic Functional Testing; GUIs;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Computer Science
    Item ID: 5351
    Depositing User: IR eTheses
    Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2014 09:41
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