Does Automated Unit Test Generation Really Help Software Testers? A Controlled Empirical Study

Fraser, G., Staats, M., McMinn, P. et al. (2 more authors) (2015) Does Automated Unit Test Generation Really Help Software Testers? A Controlled Empirical Study. ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology, 24 (4). 23. ISSN 1049-331X

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Authors/Creators:
  • Fraser, G.
  • Staats, M.
  • McMinn, P.
  • Arcuri, A.
  • Padberg, F.
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © ACM, 2015. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of ACM for your personal use. Not for redistribution.
Keywords: Algorithms; Experimentation; Reliability; Theory; Unit testing; automated test generation; branch coverage; empirical software engineering
Dates:
  • Published: August 2015
  • Accepted: September 2014
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Engineering (Sheffield) > Department of Computer Science (Sheffield)
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ENGINEERING AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)EP/I010386/1
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2016 09:55
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2016 23:23
Published Version: https://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2699688
Status: Published
Publisher: Association for Computing Machinery
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1145/2699688
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