Applying Model-based Testing to HTML Rendering Engines - A Case Study


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Calamé, Jens R. and Pol, Jaco van de (2008) Applying Model-based Testing to HTML Rendering Engines - A Case Study. In: 20th IFIP TC 6/WG 6.1 International Conference on Testing of Software and Communicating Systems, TestCom 2008, 10-13 June 2008, Tokyo, Japan (pp. pp. 250-265).

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Abstract:Conformance testing is a widely used approach to validate a system correct w.r.t. its specification. This approach is mainly used for behavior-oriented systems. BAiT (Behavior Adaptation in Testing) is a conformance testing approach for data-intensive reactive systems. In this paper, we validate the applicability of BAiT to systems, which are not behavior-oriented (reactive) but document-centered.
In particular, we apply BAiT to the test of the HTML rendering engine Gecko, which is used by Mozilla Firefox. In order to do so, we formally specify a part of the CSS box model in the specification language μCRL and implement a wrapper for the Gecko renderer. Then, we automatically generate test cases and run tests with BAiT in a controlled experiment in order to demonstrate our approach on the relevant part of Gecko.
Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item
Additional information:8th International Workshop, FATES 2008
Copyright:© 2008 Springer
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Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS)
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Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/publications/64726
Official URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-68524-1_18
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