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A Subsumption Hierarchy of Test Case Prioritization for Composite Services
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Services Computing
By Lijun Mei,Yan Cai,Changjiang Jia,Bo Jiang,W.K. Chan,Zhenyu Zhang,T.H. Tse
Issue Date:June 2014
pp. 1
Many composite workflow services utilize non-imperative XML technologies such as WSDL, XPath, XML schema, and XML messages. Regression testing should assure the services against regression faults that appear in both the workflows and these artifacts. In th...
 
Preemptive Regression Testing of Workflow-based Web Services
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Services Computing
By Lijun Mei,W.K. Chan,T.H. Tse,Bo Jiang,Ke Zhai
Issue Date:May 2014
pp. 1
An external web service may evolve without prior notification. In the course of the regression testing of a workflow-based web service, existing test case prioritization techniques may only verify the latest service composition using the not-yet-executed t...
 
Prioritizing Structurally Complex Test Pairs for Validating WS-BPEL Evolutions
Found in: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS)
By Lijun Mei,Yan Cai,Changjiang Jia,Bo Jiang,W.K. Chan
Issue Date:June 2013
pp. 147-154
Many web services represent their artifacts in the semi-structural format. Such artifacts may or may not be structurally complex. Many existing test case prioritization techniques however treat test cases of different complexity generically. In this paper,...
 
Preemptive Regression Test Scheduling Strategies: A New Testing Approach to Thriving on the Volatile Service Environments
Found in: 2012 IEEE 36th Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference - COMPSAC 2012
By Lijun Mei,Ke Zhai,Bo Jiang,W. K. Chan,T. H. Tse
Issue Date:July 2012
pp. 72-81
A workflow-based web service may use ultra-late binding to invoke external web services to concretize its imple¬mentation at run time. None¬theless, such external services or the availability of recently used external services may evolve without prior noti...
 
A Service-Oriented Framework for Hybrid Immersive Web Applications
Found in: Web Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Lijun Mei,Yimin Wang,Qicheng Li,Jian Wang,Ziyu Zhu
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 556-563
Immersive Web (IW for short) applications such as Second Life and SimCity are increasingly popular among individual users and companies. However, it is difficult to build a hybrid Immersive Web application, because of the different architectures used for b...
 
3D Virtual Client Center and its Service Oriented Modeling
Found in: Service Sciences, International Joint Conference on
By Yi Min Wang, Lijun Mei, Qi Cheng Li, Jian Wang, Zi Yu Zhu
Issue Date:May 2011
pp. 324-328
Client centers have considerable influence to the success of a business. Companies encourage people to visit their client centers, in the hope of engaging potential clients. However, this could give rise to large financial costs. With the recent advances i...
 
A Community-Centric Model for Service Publication, Discovery, Selection, Binding, and Maintenance
Found in: Service-Oriented System Engineering, IEEE International Workshop on
By Lijun Mei, W. K. Chan, Zhenyu Zhang, Xiaopeng Gao
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 303-310
Services discovery, selection, composition, verification, and adaptation are important in service-oriented computing. Existing researches often study techniques to maximize the benefits of individual services. However, following the power laws, a small fra...
 
Tag-Based Techniques for Black-Box Test Case Prioritization for Service Testing
Found in: Quality Software, International Conference on
By Lijun Mei, W. K. Chan, T. H. Tse, Robert G. Merkel
Issue Date:August 2009
pp. 21-30
A web service may evolve autonomously, making peer web services in the same service composition uncertain as to whether the evolved behaviors may still be compatible to its originally collaborative agreement. Although peer services may wish to conduct regr...
 
An Empirical Study of the Use of Frankl-Weyuker Data Flow Testing Criteria to Test BPEL Web Services
Found in: Computer Software and Applications Conference, Annual International
By Lijun Mei, W. K. Chan, T. H. Tse, Fei-Ching Kuo
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 81-88
Programs using service-oriented architecture (SOA) often feature ultra-late binding among components. These components have well-defined interfaces and are known as web services. Messages between every pair of web services dually conform to the output inte...
 
More Tales of Clouds: Software Engineering Research Issues from the Cloud Application Perspective
Found in: Computer Software and Applications Conference, Annual International
By Lijun Mei, Zhenyu Zhang, W. K. Chan
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 525-530
Cloud computing is an emerging computing paradigm. It aims to share data, calculations, and services transparently among users of a massive grid. Although the industry has started selling cloud-computing products, the software engineering infrastructure an...
 
A Tale of Clouds: Paradigm Comparisons and Some Thoughts on Research Issues
Found in: Asia-Pacific Conference on Services Computing. 2006 IEEE
By Lijun Mei, W.K. Chan, T.H. Tse
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 464-469
Cloud computing is an emerging computing paradigm. It aims to share data, calculations, and services transparently among users of a massive grid. Although the industry has started selling cloud-computing products, research challenges in various areas, such...
 
Toward Scalable Statistical Service Selection
Found in: Service-Oriented System Engineering, IEEE International Workshop on
By Lijun Mei, W.K. Chan, T.H. Tse
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 166-171
Selecting quality services over the Internet is tedious because it requires looking up of potential services, and yet the qualities of these services may evolve with time. Existing techniques have not studied the contextual effect of service composition wi...
 
An Adaptive Service Selection Approach to Service Composition
Found in: Web Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Lijun Mei, W.K. Chan, T.H. Tse
Issue Date:September 2008
pp. 70-77
In service computing, the behavior of a service may evolve. When an organization develops a service-oriented application in which certain services are provided by external partners, the organization should address the problem of uninformed behavior evoluti...
 
Data flow testing of service-oriented workflow applications
Found in: Software Engineering, International Conference on
By Lijun Mei, W.K. Chan, T.H. Tse
Issue Date:May 2008
pp. 371-380
WS-BPEL applications are a kind of service-oriented application. They use XPath extensively to integrate loosely-coupled workflow steps. However, XPath may extract wrong data from the XML messages received, resulting in erroneous results in the integrated ...
 
Dynamic interoperability between heterogeneous services
Found in: Proceedings of the 2011 international workshop on Networking and object memories for the internet of things (NoME-IoT '11)
By Franck Chauvel, Guoxiang Hu, Lijun Mei
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 7-8
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) is now one of the most acknowledged paradigms to design and realize scalable ubiquitous systems. However, the emergence of various versatile service technologies (WS, UPnP, DPWS, OSGi, etc.) results in isolated technolog...
     
Data flow testing of service choreography
Found in: Proceedings of the 7th joint meeting of the European software engineering conference and the ACM SIGSOFT symposium on The foundations of software engineering on European software engineering conference and foundations of software engineering symposium (ESEC/FSE '09)
By Lijun Mei, T. H. Tse, W. K. Chan
Issue Date:August 2009
pp. 171-172
Service computing has increasingly been adopted by the industry, developing business applications by means of orchestration and choreography. Choreography specifies how services collaborate with one another by defining, say, the message exchange, rather th...
     
Test case prioritization for regression testing of service-oriented business applications
Found in: Proceedings of the 18th international conference on World wide web (WWW '09)
By Lijun Mei, T. H. Tse, W. K. Chan, Zhenyu Zhang
Issue Date:April 2009
pp. 66-66
Regression testing assures the quality of modified service-oriented business applications against unintended changes. However, a typical regression test suite is large in size. Earlier execution of those test cases that may detect failures is attractive. M...
     
Data flow testing of service-oriented workflow applications
Found in: Proceedings of the 13th international conference on Software engineering (ICSE '08)
By Lijun Mei, T.H. Tse, W.K. Chan
Issue Date:May 2008
pp. 1-1
WS-BPEL applications are a kind of service-oriented application. They use XPath extensively to integrate loosely-coupled workflow steps. However, XPath may extract wrong data from the XML messages received, resulting in erroneous results in the integrated ...
     
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