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Automation of Software Test, Second International Workshop on (2009)
Vancouver, BC Canada
May 18, 2009 to May 19, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-4244-3711-5
pp: 106-114
Zhong Jie Li , IBM China Research Lab, China
Jun Zhu , IBM China Research Lab, China
Liang-Jie Zhang , IBM Watson Research Center, USA
Naomi M. Mitsumori , IBM Global Business Services, USA
ABSTRACT
This paper proposes a method for Web services test case generation, which is centered on a practical test data generation framework that has higher probability to penetrate the service implementation logic. This presented framework leverages both the information contained in the WSDL/XSD files and the information provided by testers as well as enables testers to customize the fields to be tested, field constraints and data generation rules. The proposed method can generate test cases that are effective in detecting defects and efficient in reducing test time. This paper also presents preliminary empirical evidence to illustrate the value of the method.
INDEX TERMS
program testing, software architecture, specification languages, Web services
CITATION

Z. J. Li, J. Zhu, L. Zhang and N. M. Mitsumori, "Towards a practical and effective method for Web services test case generation," 2009 ICSE Workshop on Automation of Software Test (AST 2009)(AST), Vancouver, BC, 2009, pp. 106-114.
doi:10.1109/IWAST.2009.5069048
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