Challenges and Opportunities with Concolic Testing

R. Kannavara, C. J. Havlicek, B. Chen, M. R. Tuttle, K. Cong, S. Ray, and F. Xie

In N. Bourbakis and S. Boddhu editors, 2015 IEEE National Aerospace Conference / Ohio Innovation Summit & IEEE Symposium on Monitoring & Surveillance Research (NAECON-OIS 2015), Dayton, OH, USA, June 2015. IEEE.

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Abstract

Although Concolic testing is increasingly being explored as a viable software verification technique, its adoption in mainstream software development and testing in the industry is not yet extensive. In this paper, we discuss challenges to widespread adoption of Concolic testing in an industrial setting and highlight further opportunities where Concolic testing can find renewed applicability.

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