A Quality Estimation of Mutation Clustering in C# Programs

Anna Derezińska


Mutation testing tasks are expensive in time and resources. Different cost reduction methods were developed to cope with this problem. In this chapter experimental evaluation of mutation clustering is presented. The approach was applied for object-oriented and standard mutation testing of C# programs. The quality metric was used to compare different solutions. It calculates a tradeoff between mutations score accuracy and mutation costs in terms of number of mutants and number of tests. The results show a substantive decrease in number of mutants and tests while suffering a small decline of mutation score accuracy. However the outcome is not superior to other cost reduction methods, as selective mutation or mutant sampling.
Author Anna Derezińska (FEIT / IN)
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- The Institute of Computer Science
Book Zamojski Wojciech, Mazurkiewicz Jacek, Sugier Jarosław, Walkowiak Tomasz, Kacprzyk Janusz (eds.): New Results in Dependability and Computer Systems. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Dependability and Complex Systems DepCoS-RELCOMEX, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol. 224, 2013, Heidelberg New York Dordrecht London, Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-00944-5, [978-3-319-00945-2], 554 p., DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-00945-2
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ProjectDevelopment of new methods and algorithms in the following areas: computer graphics, artificial intelligence, and information systems, and distributed systems . Project leader: Rybiński Henryk, , Phone: +48 22 234 7731, start date 29-05-2012, planned end date 31-12-2012, end date 30-11-2013, II/2012/DS/1, Completed
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Languageen angielski
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