Software Testing Laboratory

Focus:

Quality assurance and testing of embedded software and systems.


The Software Testing Laboratory (STL) focuses on contemporary and future challenges in testing of embedded software systems, primarily in research projects conducted in close collaboration with industrial partners. 

With an emphasis on method and tool development, as well as industrial and practical real life case studies, our research focus includes (but is not limited to) test design, model-based testing, search-based software testing, decision-support for software testing, and test automation. In short, we develop, refine, and evaluate methods, theories and tools for testing of industrial software systems.

The objectives of STL are to improve the current body of knowledge in software testing, and to disseminate our results with the broader research community as well as with our industrial partners. To achieve this, we regularly publish in the main software testing venues, try to keep an open mind, and continuously engage in diverse academic and industrial collaboration

Project TitleStatus
ADEPTNESS - Design-Operation Continuum Methods for Testing and Deployment under Unforeseen Conditions for Cyber-Physical Systems of Systems active
AIDOaRt - AI-augmented automation for efficient DevOps, a model-based framework for continuous development At RunTime in cyber-physical systems active
ARRAY ++, Automation Region Research Academy active
ARRAY - Automation Region Research Academy active
CEST - Commissioned Education in Software Testing active
SmartDelta: Automated Quality Assurance and Optimization in Incremental Industrial Software Systems Development active
Software Center active
Software Center: Aspects of Automated Testing active
VeriDevOps - Automated Protection and Prevention to Meet Security Requirements in DevOps Environments active
Adequacy-based Testing of Extra-Functional Properties of Embedded Systems (VR) finished
AGENTS - Automated Generation of Tests for Simulated Software Systems (KKS) finished
ATAC - Advanced Test Automation for Complex Software-Intensive System (ITEA2/Vinnova) finished
ESS-H - Embedded Sensor Systems for Health Research Profile finished
EXACT - Experimental Analysis of the Coupling Effect Hypothesis in Software Testing finished
IMPRINT - Innovative Model-Based Product Integration Testing (Vinnova) finished
ITS-EASY Post Graduate School for Embedded Software and Systems finished
Less Bugs finished
MBAT - Combined Model-based Analysis and Testing (Artemis/Vinnova) finished
MegaMaRt2 - Megamodelling at Runtime (ECSEL/Vinnova) finished
PROMPT - Professional Master’s in Software Engineering (step II) finished
SWELL - Swedish V&V Excellence finished
SYNOPSIS - Safety Analysis for Predictable Software Intensive Systems finished
TESTMINE - Mining Test Evolution for Improved Software Regression Test Selection (KKS) finished
TESTOMAT Project - The Next Level of Test Automation finished
TOCSYC - Testing of Critical System Characteristics (KKS) finished
TRUSTCM - TRUSTed decision-making system for Cognitive Manufacturing finished
XIVT - eXcellence in Variant Testing finished

[Show all publications]

Automating Test Generation of Industrial Control Software through a PLC-to-Python Translation Framework and Pynguin (Feb 2024)
Mikael Ebrahimi Salari, Eduard Paul Enoiu, Cristina Seceleanu, Wasif Afzal
30th Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference (APSEC2023)

Resource Constrained Test Case Prioritization with Simulated Annealing in an Industrial Context (Jan 2024)
Eric Felding, Per Erik Strandberg, Nils-Hassan Quttineh , Wasif Afzal
The 39th ACM/SIGAPP Symposium On Applied Computing (SAC'24)

Run Time Memory Error Recovery Process in Networking System (Nov 2023)
Carlo Vitucci, Daniel Sundmark, Jakob Danielsson, Marcus Jägemar, Alf Larsson , Thomas Nolte
The 7th International Conference on System Reliability and Safety (ICSRS23)

SmartDelta project: Automated quality assurance and optimization across product versions and variants (Nov 2023)
Mehrdad Saadatmand , Muhammad Abbas, Eduard Paul Enoiu, Bernd-Holger Schlingloff , Wasif Afzal, Benedikt Dornauer , Michael Felderer
Microprocessors and Microsystems (MICPRO)

Fault Management Impacts on the Networking Systems Hardware Design (Oct 2023)
Carlo Vitucci, Daniel Sundmark, Marcus Jägemar, Jakob Danielsson, Alf Larsson , Thomas Nolte
49th Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society 2023 (IECON 2023)

Ambient Temperature Prediction for Embedded Systems using Machine Learning (Oct 2023)
Selma Rahman , Mattias Olausson , Carlo Vitucci, Ioannis Avgouleas
8th International Conference on Engineering of Computer-based Systems (ECBS2023)



Wasif Afzal, Professor

Room: U1-138
Phone: +46 21107393