A Software Test Approach to Evaluate the Enforcement of a Workflow Engine

Abstract : Conformance testing is a critical problem of workflow systems. Indeed, the execution engine must satisfy the specification of the workflows coming from the end users. The problem of testing is un-decidable in the general case. The difficulty is thus to provide a heuristic that minimizes the suite of test sequences. Despite many theoretical works exist in the literature, concrete solutions are really missing. This paper describes a software solution to this problem. It is implemented as a standalone component that can take a workflow specification as input and gives the test sequences as outputs. That approach enforces workflows coming from the Intraqual environment of Qualnet but it can serve as a general solution for testing any other workflow engine.
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Laurent Bobelin, Christian Toinard, Tuan Tran, Stéphane Moinard. A Software Test Approach to Evaluate the Enforcement of a Workflow Engine. 2017 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice, Jul 2017, Las Vegas, United States. pp.31-37. ⟨hal-01966672⟩

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