Some attributes of a language for property-based testing.

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Property-based testing is a testing technique that evaluates executions of a program. The method checks that specifications, called properties, hold throughout the execution of the program. TASpec is a language used to specify these properties. This paper compares some attributes of the language with the specification patterns used for model-checking languages, and then presents some descriptions of properties that can be used to detect common security flaws in programs. This report describes the results of a one year research project at the University of California, Davis, which was funded by a University Collaboration LDRD entitled ''Property-based Testing for Cyber Security ... continued below

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Neagoe, Vicentiu (University of California, Davis, CA) & Bishop, Matt (University of California, Davis, CA) November 1, 2004.

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Property-based testing is a testing technique that evaluates executions of a program. The method checks that specifications, called properties, hold throughout the execution of the program. TASpec is a language used to specify these properties. This paper compares some attributes of the language with the specification patterns used for model-checking languages, and then presents some descriptions of properties that can be used to detect common security flaws in programs. This report describes the results of a one year research project at the University of California, Davis, which was funded by a University Collaboration LDRD entitled ''Property-based Testing for Cyber Security Assurance''.

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  • Report No.: SAND2004-5610
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/920828 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 920828
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc901030

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Neagoe, Vicentiu (University of California, Davis, CA) & Bishop, Matt (University of California, Davis, CA). Some attributes of a language for property-based testing., report, November 1, 2004; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc901030/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.