Replicating Rare Software Failures with Exploratory Visual GUI Testing
Journal article, 2017

Saab AB developed software that had a defect that manifested itself only after months of continuous system use. After years of customer failure reports, the defect still persisted, until Saab developed failure replication based on visual GUI testing.

Saab AB

software engineering

industry-academia collaboration

industrial success story

semiautomated testing

visual GUI testing

software development

software testing

failure replication


Emil Alégroth

Chalmers, Computer Science and Engineering (Chalmers), Software Engineering (Chalmers)

Johan Gustafsson

Saab AB

Henrik Ivarsson

Saab AB

Robert Feldt

Blekinge Tekniska Högskola, BTH

IEEE Software

0740-7459 (ISSN)

Vol. 34 5 53-59

Subject Categories

Computer and Information Science



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