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Search Publications by: Raghu N Kacker (Fed)

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Fault Localization Based on Failure-Inducing Combinations

November 7, 2013
Author(s)
Raghu N. Kacker
Combinatorial testing has been shown to be a very effective testing strategy. After a failure is detected, the next task is to identify the actual fault that causes the failure. In this paper, we present an approach to fault localization that leverages the

CCM: A Tool for Measuring Combinatorial Coverage of System State Space

October 10, 2013
Author(s)
Itzel Dominguez, D. Richard Kuhn, Raghu N. Kacker, Yu Lei
This poster presents some measures of combinatorial coverage that can be helpful in estimating residual risk related to insufficient testing of rare interactions, and a tool for computing these measures.

Measurement Uncertainty in Cell Image Segmentation Data Analysis

August 13, 2013
Author(s)
Jin Chu Wu, Michael W. Halter, Raghu N. Kacker, John T. Elliott, Anne L. Plant
Cell image segmentation is a part of quantitative studies regarding cell movement and cell behavior, and it plays a critical role in molecular biology and cellular biochemistry. Therefore, it is fundamentally important to evaluate the performance levels of

Significance Test with Data Dependency in Speaker Recognition Evaluation

July 25, 2013
Author(s)
Jin Chu Wu, Alvin F. Martin, Craig S. Greenberg, Raghu N. Kacker, Vincent M. Stanford
To evaluate the performance of speaker recognition systems, a detection cost function defined as a weighted sum of the probabilities of type I and type II errors is employed. The speaker datasets may have data dependency due to multiple uses of the same

Combinatorial Methods in Testing

June 20, 2013
Author(s)
David R. Kuhn, Raghu N. Kacker
Chapter 1 in "Introduction to Combinatorial Testing" from CRC Press. Background material for Introduction to Combinatorial Testing from NIST SP 800-142 and other technical papers, which explain concepts of combinatorial testing, application to the Document

Combinatorial Testing Applied

June 20, 2013
Author(s)
David R. Kuhn, Raghu N. Kacker
Chapter 2 in "Introduction to Combinatorial Testing" from CRC Press. Background material for Introduction to Combinatorial Testing from NIST SP 800-142 and other technical papers, which explain concepts of combinatorial testing, application to the Document

Evolution From Design of Experiments

June 20, 2013
Author(s)
David R. Kuhn, Raghu N. Kacker
Chapter 14 in "Introduction to Combinatorial Testing" from CRC Press. Background material for Introduction to Combinatorial Testing from NIST SP 800-142 and other technical papers, which explain concepts of combinatorial testing, application to the

Measuring Combinatorial Coverage

June 20, 2013
Author(s)
David R. Kuhn, Raghu N. Kacker
Chapter 7 in "Introduction to Combinatorial Testing" from CRC Press. Background material for Introduction to Combinatorial Testing from NIST SP 800-142 and other technical papers, which explain concepts of combinatorial testing, application to the Document

A General Conformance Testing Framework for IEEE 11073 PHD's Communication Model

May 31, 2013
Author(s)
Raghu N. Kacker, Linbin Yu, Yu Lei, David R. Kuhn, Ram D. Sriram, Kevin G. Brady
ISO/IEEE 11073 Personal Health Data (IEEE 11073 PHD) is a set of standards that addresses the interoperability of personal healthcare devices. As an important part of IEEE 11073 PHD, ISO/IEEE 1107-20601 optimized exchange protocol (IEEE 11073-20601)

ACTS: A Combinatorial Test Generation Tool

March 22, 2013
Author(s)
Raghu N. Kacker
In this paper, we introduce a combinatorial test generation tool called Advanced Combinatorial Testing System (or ACTS). ACTS supports t-way combinatorial test generation with several advanced features such as mixed-strength test generation and constraint

An Input Space Modeling Methodology for Combinatorial Testing

March 22, 2013
Author(s)
Mehra N. Borazjany, Laleh Ghandehari, Yu Lei, Raghu N. Kacker, D. Richard Kuhn
The input space of a system must be modeled before combinatorial testing can be applied to this system. The effectiveness of combinatorial testing to a large extent depends on the quality of the input space model. In this paper we introduce an input space

Applying Combinatorial Testing to the Siemens Suite

March 22, 2013
Author(s)
Laleh Ghandehari, Mehra N. Borazjany, Yu Lei, Raghu N. Kacker, D. Richard Kuhn
Combinatorial testing has attracted a lot of attention from both industry and academia. A number of reports suggest that combinatorial testing can be effective for practical applications. However, there still seems to lack systematic, controlled studies on

Combinatorial Coverage Measurement Concepts and Applications

March 22, 2013
Author(s)
David R. Kuhn, Itzel (. Dominquez Mendoza, Raghu N. Kacker, Yu Lei
Empirical data demonstrate the value of t-way coverage, but in some testing situations, it is not practical to use covering arrays. However any set of tests covers at least some proportion of t-way combinations. This paper describes a variety of measures

To Predict Vibrational Spectra, Are Anharmonic Calculations Worthwhile?

January 22, 2013
Author(s)
Ruth L. Jacobsen, Karl K. Irikura, Russell D. Johnson III, Raghu N. Kacker
Anharmonic calculations using vibrational perturbation theory are known to provide near-spectroscopic accuracy when combined with high-level ab initio potential energy functions. However, performance with economical, popular electronic structure methods is

Combinatorial Coverage Measurement

October 26, 2012
Author(s)
David R. Kuhn, Raghu N. Kacker, Yu Lei
Combinatorial testing applies factor covering arrays to test all t-way combinations of input or configuration state space. In some testing situations, it is not practical to use covering arrays, but any set of tests covers at least some portion of t-way

Significance Test in Speaker Recognition Data Analysis with Data Dependency

October 17, 2012
Author(s)
Jin Chu Wu, Alvin F. Martin, Craig S. Greenberg, Raghu N. Kacker, Vincent M. Stanford
To evaluate the performance of speaker recognition systems, a detection cost function defined as a weighted sum of the probabilities of type I and type II errors is employed. The speaker datasets may have data dependency due to multiple uses of the same

Efficient Algorithms for T-way Test Sequence Generation

October 16, 2012
Author(s)
Linbin Yu, Yu Lei, Raghu N. Kacker, D. Richard Kuhn, James F. Lawrence
Combinatorial testing has been shown to be a very effective testing strategy. Most work on combinatorial testing focuses on t-way test data generation, where each test is an unordered set of parameter values. In this paper, we study the problem of t-way

Measuring Combinatorial Coverage of System State-space for IV&V

September 13, 2012
Author(s)
David R. Kuhn, Raghu N. Kacker
This report describes some measures of combinatorial coverage that can be helpful in estimating this risk that we have applied to tests for spacecraft software but have general application to any combinatorial coverage problem. This method will be

Efficient Methods for Interoperability Testing Using Event Sequences

July 31, 2012
Author(s)
David R. Kuhn, James M. Higdon, J .M. Lawrence, Raghu N. Kacker, Yu Lei
Many software testing problems involve sequences of events. The methods described in this paper were motivated by testing needs of mission critical systems that may accept multiple communication or sensor inputs and generate output to several communication

A New Measure in Cell Image Segmentation Data Analysis

July 24, 2012
Author(s)
Jin Chu Wu, Michael W. Halter, Raghu N. Kacker, John T. Elliott
Cell image segmentation (CIS) is critical for quantitative imaging in cytometric analyses. The data derived after segmentation can be used to infer cellular function. To evaluate CIS algorithms, first for dealing with comparisons of single cells treated as