QDroid: Mobile Application Quality Analyzer for App Market Curators

Jemin Lee, Hyungshin Kim
2016 Mobile Information Systems  
Low quality mobile applications have damaged the user experience. However, in light of the number of applications, quality analysis is a daunting task. For that reason, QDroid is proposed, an automated quality analyzer that detects the presence of crashes, excessive resource usage, and compatibility problems, without source codes and human involvement. QDroid was applied to 67 applications for evaluation and discovered 78% more crashes and attained 23% higher Activity coverage than Monkey
more » ... g. For detecting excessive resource usage and compatibility problems, QDroid reduced the number of applications that required manual review by up to 96% and 69%, respectively.
doi:10.1155/2016/1740129 fatcat:6yop4devnbho3jh46vjmaodmum