International Journal of Mathematical Sciences and Computing(IJMSC)

ISSN: 2310-9025 (Print), ISSN: 2310-9033 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJMSC Vol.3, No.1, Jan. 2017

Fuzzy Expert System Based Test Cases Prioritization from UML State Machine Diagram using Risk Information

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Wasiur Rhmann, Vipin Saxena

Index Terms

Regression testing;Test case;State machine diagram;Fuzzy logic


Regression testing is used to check that changes in the some functionality of the software to not affect its old behaviours. Test case prioritization is essential for reducing the cost of regression testing. In this paper a test cases prioritization model based on fuzzy logic is presented. State machine diagram is used to capture the behaviour of the system. Risk information is associated with the states. After change in the functionality of the system new state machine diagram is designed. This new state machine diagram is converted into Weighted Extended Finite State Machine (WEFSM). Weights are assigned to nodes and edges based on change and risk exposure. Risk exposure and change information of each test case is used as input to fuzzy model. Test cases are categorized in retestable, reusable and obsolete.

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Wasiur Rhmann, Vipin Saxena,"Fuzzy Expert System Based Test Cases Prioritization from UML State Machine Diagram using Risk Information", International Journal of Mathematical Sciences and Computing(IJMSC), Vol.3, No.1, pp.17-27, 2017.DOI: 10.5815/ijmsc.2017.01.02


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