Journal Published Online: 29 March 2013
Volume 41, Issue 3

Dynamic Software Testing and Evaluation With State Space Method



Dynamic software testing and evaluation are important software engineering subjects and can be used to improve reliability. In this paper, we propose a dynamic software testing and evaluation model based on the state space method. In this model, the run time features of software are quantified into one state vector; the program scale, difficulties, structures, and development expenses are quantified into one input vector; the total software complexity is quantified into one output vector; and the software testing and evaluation process is regarded as a feedback control process. Dynamic software testing and evaluation with the state space method can adaptively regulate the critical factors that drastically affect software reliability. Experimental results show that the proposed method is useful for reducing costs, shortening developing time, and improving reliability.

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Yin, Yunfei
College of Computer Science, Chongqing Univ., Chongqing, CN Science Computing and Intelligent Information Processing of Guangxi Higher Education Key Laboratory, Guangxi Teachers Education Univ., Nanning, CN
Guan, Haichao
College of Computer Science, Chongqing Univ., Chongqing, CN
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Stock #: JTE20120207
ISSN: 0090-3973
DOI: 10.1520/JTE20120207