Automated Repair of Internationalization Failures Using Style Similarity Clustering and Search-Based Techniques

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

International Conference on Software Testing, Validation and Verification (ICST 2018)

Winner of an IEEE Distinguished Paper Award


Internationalization enables companies to reach a global audience by adapting their websites to locale specific language and content. However, such translations can often introduce Internationalization Presentation Failures (IPFs) — distortions in the intended appearance of a website. It is challenging for developers to design websites that can inherently adapt to varying lengths of text from different languages. Debugging and repairing IPFs is complicated by the large number of HTML elements and CSS properties that define a web page’s appearance. Tool support is also limited as existing techniques can only detect IPFs, with the repair remaining a labor intensive manual task. ... [more]


Reference

Sonal Mahajan, Abdulmajeed Alameer, Phil McMinn, and William G.J. Halfond. Automated Repair of Internationalization Failures Using Style Similarity Clustering and Search-Based Techniques. International Conference on Software Testing, Validation and Verification (ICST 2018), 2018


Bibtex Entry
@inproceedings{Mahajan2018,
  author    = "Mahajan, Sonal and Alameer, Abdulmajeed and McMinn, Phil and Halfond, William G.J.",
  title     = "Automated Repair of Internationalization Failures Using Style Similarity Clustering and Search-Based Techniques",
  booktitle = "International Conference on Software Testing, Validation and Verification (ICST 2018)",
  year      = "2018"
}