Automated Repair of Layout Cross Browser Issues Using Search-Based Techniques

by Sonal Mahajan, Abdulmajeed Alameer, Phil McMinn, and William G.J. Halfond

International Conference on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA 2017)



A consistent cross-browser user experience is crucial for the success of a website. Layout Cross Browser Issues (XBIs) can severely undermine a website’s success by causing web pages to render incorrectly in certain browsers, thereby negatively impacting users’ impression of the quality and services that the web page delivers. Existing Cross Browser Testing (XBT) techniques can only detect XBIs in websites. Repairing them is, hitherto, a manual task that is labor intensive and requires significant expertise. Addressing this concern, our paper proposes a technique for automatically repairing layout XBIs in websites using guided search-based techniques. Our empirical evaluation showed that ... [more]


Reference

Sonal Mahajan, Abdulmajeed Alameer, Phil McMinn, and William G.J. Halfond. Automated Repair of Layout Cross Browser Issues Using Search-Based Techniques. International Conference on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA 2017), 2017


Bibtex Entry
@inproceedings{Mahajan2017,
  author    = "Mahajan, Sonal and Alameer, Abdulmajeed and McMinn, Phil and Halfond, William G.J.",
  title     = "Automated Repair of Layout Cross Browser Issues Using Search-Based Techniques",
  booktitle = "International Conference on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA 2017)",
  year      = "2017"
}