Test Sequence Generation for Java7 Fork/Join Using Interference Dependence

  • Vipin Verma Computer Science and engineering Department, Thapar University, patiala-147004, punjab, India
  • Vinay Arora Computer Science and engineering Department, Thapar University, patiala-147004, punjab, India
Keywords: Test Sequence Generation, Java7 Fork/Join, JFJFG, Interference Dependence

Abstract

Test sequence generation through code is mainly done by using some sort of a flow graph viz. Control Flow Graph (CFG), Concurrent Control Flow Graph (CCFG), Event Graph etc. Approaches that use UML also need flow graph as an intermediate representation for final test sequence generation. In the present approach, a Flow Graph for a new concept i.e. Java7 Fork/Join is constructed and hence, by traversing the graph, test sequences are generated on the basis of all path and all node coverage criteria considering interference dependence. Further, interference dependencies are also represented in the form of a directed graph to aid the analysis of Java7 fork/join programs.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

References

[1] Allen, F.E. (July 1970). Control Flow Analysis. SIG pLANNot. 5(7) (July 1970), 1-19. DoI= http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/390013.808479.
[2] Bao, X., Zhang, N., & Ding, Z. (2009). Test Case Generation of Concurrent programs Based on event Graph. In Proceedings of Fifth International Joint Conference on INC, IMS and IDC, NCM, 143-149. DoI= http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/NC m.2009.39.
[3] Fork/Join, October 15, 2013.Accessed January 2, 2014: http://docs.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/ essential/concurrency/forkjoin.html.
[4] Grossman, D. Beginner’s Introduction to Java’s ForkJoin Framework. Accessed January 10, 2014:http://homes.cs.washington.edu/~djg/teaching materials/grossmanSpAC_forkJoinFramework.html.
[5] Katayama, T., Furukawa, Z., & Ushijima, K. (1995). event Interactions Graph for Test-Case Generation of Concurrent programs. In Proceedings of Asia Pacific Software engineering Conference, 29-37. DoI= http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/A pSeC.1995.496951.
[6] Katayama, T., Itoh, e., Furukawa, Z., & Ushijima, K. (1999). Test-Case Generation for Concurrent programs with the Testing Criteria Using Interaction Sequences. In Proceedings of Sixth Asia Pacific Software engineering Conference, 590-597. D oI= http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ ApSeC.1999.809654.
[7] Khandai, M., Acharya, A. A., & Mohapatra, D.P. (2011). A Novel Approach of Test Case Generation for Concurrent Systems Using U mL Sequence Diagram. In Proceedings of 3rd International Verma, V. Arora, V. 12 Conference on Electronics Computer Technology (ICECT), 1, 157-161. DoI= http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICeCTeCH.2011.5941581.
[8] Khandai, M., Acharya, A. A., & Mohapatra, D.p. (2011). A Survey on Test Case Generation fromUmLmodel. International Journal of Computer Science and Information Technologies 2(3), 1164-1171.
[9] Kim, H., Kang, S., Baik, J., & Ko I. (2007). Test Cases Generation from Um L Activity Diagrams. In proceedings of eighth ACIS International Conference on Software engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Networking, and parallel/Distributed Computing (SN p D) 3, 556-561. DoI= http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SNpD.2007.189.
[10] Kundu, D., & Samanta, D. (2009). A Novel Approach to Generate Test Cases from UML ActivityDiagrams. Journal of Object Technology 8(3), 65-83. DoI= http://dx.doi.org/10.5381/ jot.2009.8.3.a1.
[11] Lei, B., Wang, L. & Li, X. (2008). U mL Activity Diagram Based Testing of Java Concurrent programs for Data Race and Inconsistency. In Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation, 200-209. DoI= http://dx.doi.org/10.1109 ICST.2008.64.
[12] Mingsong, C., Xiaokang, Q., & Xuandong, L. (2006). Automatic Test Case Generation for U mLActivity Diagrams. In Proceedings of the 2006 International Workshop on Automation of Software Test (AST ‘06). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2-8. Do I= http://doi.acm. org/10.1145/1138929.1138931.
[13] Ranganath, V.P., & Hatcliff, J. (2004).pruning Interference and Ready Dependence for Slicing Concurrent Java programs. Compiler Construction, 39-56. DoI= http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978- 3-540-24723-4_4.
[14] Rapps, S., & Weyuker, E. J. (1985). Selecting Software Test Data Using Data Flow Information. IeeeTransactions on Software engineering Se-11, 4, 367-375. DoI= http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TSe.1985.232226.
[15] Shirole, M., & Kumar, R. (2012). Testing for concurrency in UML diagrams.SIGSoFT Software engineering Notes37(5), 1-8. DoI= http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2347696.2347712.
[16] Sun C. (2008). A Transformation-Based Approach to Generating Scenario-oriented Test Cases fromUmL Activity Diagrams for Concurrent Applications. In Proceedings of 32nd Annual IEEE International Computer Software and Applications CompSAC, 160-167. DoI=http://dx.doi. org/10.1109/CompSAC.2008.74.
[17] Yan, J., Li, Z., Yuan,y., Sun, W., & Zhang, J. (2006). BpeL4WS Unit Testing: Test Case GenerationUsing a Concurrent path Analysis Approach. In Proceedings of 17th International Symposium on Software Reliability engineering ISSR e, 75-84. DoI= http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ ISSR e.2006.16.
[18] Yuan,y., Li, Z., & Sun, W. (2006). A Graph-Search Based Approach to B pe L4WS Test Generation.In Proceedings of the International Conference on Software engineering Advances(ICSeA‘06). IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC, USA, 14-. DoI= http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICSeA.2006.6.
[19] Zheng,y., Zhou, J., & Krause, p . (2007). A model Checking based Test Case Generation Framework for Web Services. In Proceedings of Fourth International Conference on Information Technology ITNG, 715-722. D oI= http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ITNG.2007.8
Published
2014-06-30
How to Cite
Vipin Verma, & Vinay Arora. (2014). Test Sequence Generation for Java7 Fork/Join Using Interference Dependence. Journal on Today’s Ideas - Tomorrow’s Technologies, 2(1), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.15415/jotitt.2014.21001
Section
Articles