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Testing embedded software: A survey of the literature
Wageningen University, NLD.
Blekinge Tekniska Högskola, Fakulteten för datavetenskaper, Institutionen för programvaruteknik. Blekinge Institute of Technology.ORCID-id: 0000-0003-3818-4442
Middle East Technical, University (METU), Ankara, TUR.
Hacettepe University, Ankara, TUR.
2018 (Engelska)Ingår i: Information and Software Technology, ISSN 0950-5849, E-ISSN 1873-6025, Vol. 104, s. 14-45Artikel i tidskrift (Refereegranskat) Published
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Context Embedded systems have overwhelming penetration around the world. Innovations are increasingly triggered by software embedded in automotive, transportation, medical-equipment, communication, energy, and many other types of systems. To test embedded software in an effective and efficient manner, a large number of test techniques, approaches, tools and frameworks have been proposed by both practitioners and researchers in the last several decades. Objective: However, reviewing and getting an overview of the entire state-of-the-art and the practice in this area is challenging for a practitioner or a (new) researcher. Also unfortunately, as a result, we often see that many companies reinvent the wheel (by designing a test approach new to them, but existing in the domain) due to not having an adequate overview of what already exists in this area. Method: To address the above need, we conducted and report in this paper a systematic literature review (SLR) in the form of a systematic literature mapping (SLM) in this area. After compiling an initial pool of 588 papers, a systematic voting about inclusion/exclusion of the papers was conducted among the authors, and our final pool included 312 technical papers. Results: Among the various aspects that we aim at covering, our review covers the types of testing topics studied, types of testing activity, types of test artifacts generated (e.g., test inputs or test code), and the types of industries in which studies have focused on, e.g., automotive and home appliances. Furthermore, we assess the benefits of this review by asking several active test engineers in the Turkish embedded software industry to review its findings and provide feedbacks as to how this review has benefitted them. Conclusion: The results of this review paper have already benefitted several of our industry partners in choosing the right test techniques / approaches for their embedded software testing challenges. We believe that it will also be useful for the large world-wide community of software engineers and testers in the embedded software industry, by serving as an "index" to the vast body of knowledge in this important area. Our results will also benefit researchers in observing the latest trends in this area and for identifying the topics which need further investigations.

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2018. Vol. 104, s. 14-45
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Software testing, Embedded systems, Embedded software, Systematic mapping, Systematic literature mapping, Systematic literature review
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Programvaruteknik
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URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-17112DOI: 10.1016/j.infsof.2018.06.016ISI: 000449138900002OAI: oai:DiVA.org:bth-17112DiVA, id: diva2:1255302
Tillgänglig från: 2018-10-11 Skapad: 2018-10-11 Senast uppdaterad: 2018-11-29Bibliografiskt granskad

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