A systematic mapping study of web application testing

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Garousi V., Mesbah A., Betin-Can A., Mirshokraie S.

INFORMATION AND SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY, vol.55, no.8, pp.1374-1396, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 55 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.infsof.2013.02.006
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1374-1396
  • Keywords: Systematic mapping, Web application, Testing, Paper repository, Bibliometrics, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING SCHOLARS, USER-SESSION DATA, INPUT-VALIDATION, INSTITUTIONS, FRAMEWORK, AUTOMATE


Context: The Web has had a significant impact on all aspects of our society. As our society relies more and more on the Web, the dependability of web applications has become increasingly important. To make these applications more dependable, for the past decade researchers have proposed various techniques for testing web-based software applications. Our literature search for related studies retrieved 147 papers in the area of web application testing, which have appeared between 2000 and 2011.