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    • ISSN: 2301-3559
    • Frequency: Quarterly
    • DOI: 10.18178/LNSE
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Jemal Antidze
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Nina Lee
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Prof. Jemal Antidze
I. Vekua Scientific Institute of Applied Mathematics
Tbilisi State University, Georgia
I'm happy to take on the position of editor in chief of LNSE. We encourage authors to submit papers concerning any branch of Software Engineering.

LNSE 2014 Vol.2(1): 121-125 ISSN: 2301-3559
DOI: 10.7763/LNSE.2014.V2.107

Open Problems in Software Test Coverage

Dalal Z. Alrmuny
Abstract—Software testing is concerned with the production and maintenance of high quality systems. Test coverage is one major component in software testing. It gives a meaningful description of how much testing is required. The level of test coverage is an indicator of testing thoroughness, which in turn helps testers decide when to stop testing. Several studies addressed coverage criteria effectiveness and adequacy. However, there are several interesting open problems. We identify nine open problems in test coverage and discuss what issues need to be addressed. The objective of this paper is to direct the attention of researchers and testers toward the areas that need to be investigated.

Index Terms—Software testing, test coverage, coverage criteria.

Dalal Z. Alrmuny is with the Department of Computer Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 USA (e-mail: alrmuny@cs.colostate.edu).


Cite: Dalal Z. Alrmuny, "Open Problems in Software Test Coverage," Lecture Notes on Software Engineering vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 121-125, 2014.

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