SIMULTATE: A Toolset for Fault Injection and Mutation Testing of Simulink Models

Ingo Pill, Ivan Rubil, Franz Wotawa, Mihai Nica

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Abstract

The advantages of fault injection techniques and related methodologies like mutation testing have been gaining in attention also from industry, as is evident from the advent of standards like ISO 26262 that suggest to use corresponding approaches for verifying an automotive system's safety aspects. Aside a well-established theoretical background, the availability of tools is a key issue in order to leverage fault injection for the development of industrial, possibly safety-critical applications, e.g., in an automotive context. We propose the corresponding open source toolset SIMULTATE for injecting faults and performing mutation testing for Simulink models. For complementing the provided mutation/fault injection operators, it allows a user to define her own ones within Matlab and further provides a Python interface for easily deriving mutants where she can also focus the scope to desired model parts only. Controlling the activation of individual faults in a derived model, a designer can conveniently conduct mutation tests via a corresponding Python application.

Originalspracheenglisch
TitelProceedings - 2016 IEEE International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation Workshops, ICSTW 2016
Herausgeber (Verlag)Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Seiten168-173
Seitenumfang6
ISBN (elektronisch)9781509018260
DOIs
PublikationsstatusVeröffentlicht - 1 Aug 2016
VeranstaltungNinth IEEE International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation Workshops, ICST Workshops 2016: 13th Workshop on Advances in Model Based Testing (A-MOST 2016) - Chicago, USA / Vereinigte Staaten
Dauer: 11 Apr 201615 Apr 2016

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KonferenzNinth IEEE International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation Workshops, ICST Workshops 2016
LandUSA / Vereinigte Staaten
OrtChicago
Zeitraum11/04/1615/04/16

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • !!Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality

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  • Information, Communication & Computing

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Pill, I., Rubil, I., Wotawa, F., & Nica, M. (2016). SIMULTATE: A Toolset for Fault Injection and Mutation Testing of Simulink Models. in Proceedings - 2016 IEEE International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation Workshops, ICSTW 2016 (S. 168-173). [7528959] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSTW.2016.21

SIMULTATE : A Toolset for Fault Injection and Mutation Testing of Simulink Models. / Pill, Ingo; Rubil, Ivan; Wotawa, Franz; Nica, Mihai.

Proceedings - 2016 IEEE International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation Workshops, ICSTW 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2016. S. 168-173 7528959.

Publikation: Beitrag in Buch/Bericht/KonferenzbandBeitrag in einem KonferenzbandForschungBegutachtung

Pill, I, Rubil, I, Wotawa, F & Nica, M 2016, SIMULTATE: A Toolset for Fault Injection and Mutation Testing of Simulink Models. in Proceedings - 2016 IEEE International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation Workshops, ICSTW 2016., 7528959, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, S. 168-173, Chicago, USA / Vereinigte Staaten, 11/04/16. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSTW.2016.21
Pill I, Rubil I, Wotawa F, Nica M. SIMULTATE: A Toolset for Fault Injection and Mutation Testing of Simulink Models. in Proceedings - 2016 IEEE International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation Workshops, ICSTW 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 2016. S. 168-173. 7528959 https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSTW.2016.21
Pill, Ingo ; Rubil, Ivan ; Wotawa, Franz ; Nica, Mihai. / SIMULTATE : A Toolset for Fault Injection and Mutation Testing of Simulink Models. Proceedings - 2016 IEEE International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation Workshops, ICSTW 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2016. S. 168-173
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