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A Comparative Study of Testing Semantic Web Services


  • Department of Computer, Kerman Islamic Azad University, Kerman, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Department of Computer, Varamin-Pishva Islamic Azad University, Pishva, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Department of Computer, Karaj Islamic Azad University, Karaj, Iran, Islamic Republic of


Since the web services cause time and cost reduction, these mechanisms generate the ability of reusability. Appending semantics to Web Service Description Language (WSDL), we achieve automatic tests for web services. Therefore, automated test is required to test web services is created by adding semantics to Web Service Description Language (WSDL). We verify a review and conduct test selection techniques. This paper reviews and compares different methods of testing such as Pair- Wise Test (PWT), Orthogonal Array Test (OAT) and General Test (GT). Pair-wise testing approach is a software technique that generates variants of test including all combination of input variables. For example, the selection of regression test has a trade-off between restarting time cost and lessening the faults through the implementation of software changes. Plenty of research goals are achieved to acceptable cost for regression test5, e.g. selecting regression test for application, selecting regression test-based on code changes and specification.


Orthogonal Array, Pair-Wise, Semantic Web, Test.

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