In this project we propose a method of generating automated tests for re-testing of software simulators by recording and replaying interactions between the target embedded software and the software simulated subsystem when the complete system is manually tested. Two case studies with Bombardier Transportation (BT) and Maximatecc (MTCC) will be conducted during this project emphasising on the close business relation between these companies, since BT is performing testing of an embedded software product using a simulation technology developed and provided by MTCC. Considering that both companies are constantly releasing new versions of their products in parallel, the need for an automated regression testing is substantial. MTCC needs to re-verify that a new version of their simulation technology still works correctly on an existing release of the embedded system from BT. The main challenge is how to avoid a manual creation of test scripts, as it is a rather expensive and an error prone process. By automated generation of tests companies could achieve significant savings in the time and effort invested in performing re-testing activities for each release of their products.
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A Comparative Study of Manual and Automated Testing for Industrial Control Software (Mar 2017) Eduard Paul Enoiu, Adnan Causevic, Daniel Sundmark, Paul Pettersson International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation (ICST 2017)
Mutation-Based Test Generation for PLC Embedded Software using Model Checking (Oct 2016) Eduard Paul Enoiu, Daniel Sundmark, Adnan Causevic, Robert Feldt , Paul Pettersson The International Conference on Testing Software and Systems (ICTSS)
A Controlled Experiment in Testing of Safety-Critical Embedded Software (Apr 2016) Eduard Paul Enoiu, Adnan Causevic, Daniel Sundmark, Paul Pettersson IEEE International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation (ICST)