TOM: A Model-Based GUI Testing Framework

  • Miguel Pinto
  • Marcelo Gonçalves
  • Paolo Masci
  • José Creissac CamposEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10487)


Applying model-based testing to interactive systems enables the systematic testing of the system by automatically simulating user actions on the user interface. It reduces the cost of (expensive) user testing by identifying implementations errors without the involvement of human users, but raises a number of specific challenges, such as how to achieve good coverage of the actual use of the system during the testing process. This paper describes TOM, a model-based testing framework that uses a combination of tools and mutation testing techniques to maximize testing of user interface behaviors.


Model-based testing User interfaces Tool support 



Work financed by the ERDF (European Regional Development Fund) through the COMPETE 2020 Programme, and by National Funds through the Portuguese funding agency, FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, within project POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016826.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miguel Pinto
    • 1
    • 2
  • Marcelo Gonçalves
    • 1
    • 2
  • Paolo Masci
    • 1
    • 2
  • José Creissac Campos
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.HASLabINESC TECBragaPortugal
  2. 2.Dep. InformáticaUniversidade do MinhoBragaPortugal

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