Testing embedded software: A survey of the literature

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Garousi V., Felderer M., Karapicak C. M., Yilmaz U.

INFORMATION AND SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY, vol.104, pp.14-45, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 104
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.infsof.2018.06.016
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.14-45
  • Keywords: Software testing, Embedded systems, Embedded software, Systematic mapping, Systematic literature mapping, Systematic literature review, GREY LITERATURE, SCIENTIFIC SOFTWARE, VERIFICATION, PRIORITIZATION, REVIEWS
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


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.