Automated test case generation is one of the main challenges in testing mobile applications. This challenge becomes more complicated when the application being tested supports motion-based events. In this paper, we propose a novel, hidden Markov model (HMM)-based approach to automatically generate movement-based gestures in mobile applications. A HMM classifier is used to generate movements, which mimic a user’s behaviour in interacting with the application’s User Interface (UI). We evaluate the proposed technique on three different case studies; the evaluation indicates that the technique not only generates realistic test cases, but also achieves better code coverage when compared to randomly generated test case
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