Prioritizing Test Suites using Clustering Approach in Software Testing
Arvind Kumar Upadhyay1, A. K. Misra2

1Arvind Kumar Upadhyay, Deptt. of Computer Sc. and Engg. EIT Faridabad (HR)-India.
2A. K. Misra, Deptt. of Computer Sc. and Engg, MNNIT Allahabad (UP)-India.
Manuscript received on September 01, 2012. | Revised Manuscript received on September 02, 2012. | Manuscript published on September 05, 2012. | PP: 222-226 | Volume-2 Issue-4, September 2012. | Retrieval Number: D0949082412/2012©BEIESP
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Abstract: Prioritizing test cases enables test suites to be scheduled in a manner that optimize the objective of reducing effort to test exhaustively. Of various techniques/methods available, a need is felt to further improve existing schemes. In this paper, we propose clustering based prioritization and support our effort with average percentage of fault detection (APFD) measure. We target the significant test suites to get priority. Our method can considerably help realization of overall clustering approach. 
Keywords: APFD