Advances in Computers, Volume 89

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780124080942
eBook ISBN: 9780124081147
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 27th March 2013
Page Count: 242
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Since its first volume in 1960, Advances in Computers has presented detailed coverage of innovations in computer hardware, software, theory, design, and applications. It has also provided contributors with a medium in which they can explore their subjects in greater depth and breadth than journal articles usually allow. As a result, many articles have become standard references that continue to be of sugnificant, lasting value in this rapidly expanding field.

Key Features

  • In-depth surveys and tutorials on new computer technology
  • Well-known authors and researchers in the field
  • Extensive bibliographies with most chapters
  • Many of the volumes are devoted to single themes or subfields of computer science


Researchers in high performance computer areas, hardware manufacturers, physics and scientific computation and computer science educational programs

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Testing Android Mobile Applications: Challenges, Strategies, and Approaches

1 Introduction

2 Evolution of Mobile Applications

3 Mobile Application Testing Challenges and Perspectives

4 Overview on the Android Platform and Android Applications

5 Android Applications Testing

6 Testing Strategies

7 Testing the Non-Functional Requirements of Mobile Applications

8 Tools and Frameworks for Android Testing Automation

9 Concluding Remarks


Chapter 2. Regression Testing of Evolving Programs

1 Introduction

2 Preliminaries

3 Change Impact Analysis

4 Regression Testing

5 Reduction of Regression Test Suites

6 Augmentation of Regression Test Suites

7 Conclusion


Chapter 3. Model Inference and Testing

1 Introduction

2 Definitions and Notations

3 Testing Black Box Systems

4 Passive Learning

5 Active Learning

6 Conclusion


Chapter 4. Testing of Configurable Systems

1 Introduction

2 Challenges of Testing Configurable Systems

3 Strategies in Testing Configurable Systems

4 Configuration Selection

5 Test Case Selection ()

6 Configuration Prioritization

7 Conclusion


Chapter 5. Test Cost-Effectiveness and Defect Density: A Case Study on the Android Platform

1 Introduction

2 Related Works

3 Design of the Case Study

4 An Overview of the Android Code-Base and Its Automated Test Suites

5 Results

6 Conclusions and Future Works


Author Index

Subject Index

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