Effective Automated Repair of Internationalization Presentation Failures in Web Applications Using Style Similarity Clustering and Search-Based Techniques

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

Software Testing, Verification and Reliability, To Appear



Companies often employ internationalization (i18n) frameworks to provide translated text and localized media content on their websites in order to effectively communicate with a global audience. However, the varying lengths of text from different languages can cause undesired distortions in the layout of a web page. Such distortions, called Internationalization Presentation Failures (IPFs), can negatively affect the aesthetics or usability of the website. Most of the existing automated techniques developed for assisting repair of IPFs either produce fixes that are likely to significantly reduce the legibility and attractiveness of the pages, or are limited to only detecting IPFs, with the ... [more]


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Sonal Mahajan, Abdulmajeed Alameer, Phil McMinn, and William G.J. Halfond. Effective Automated Repair of Internationalization Presentation Failures in Web Applications Using Style Similarity Clustering and Search-Based Techniques. Software Testing, Verification and Reliability, To Appear


Bibtex Entry
@article{MahajanToAppear,
  author  = "Mahajan, Sonal and Alameer, Abdulmajeed and McMinn, Phil and Halfond, William G.J.",
  title   = "Effective Automated Repair of Internationalization Presentation Failures in Web Applications Using Style Similarity Clustering and Search-Based Techniques",
  journal = "Software Testing, Verification and Reliability",
  year    = "To Appear"
}