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Path-Oriented Program Analysis

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  • Date Published: December 2007
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521882866

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  • This book presents a unique method for decomposing a computer program along its execution paths, for simplifying the subprograms so produced, and for recomposing a program from its subprograms. This method enables us to divide and conquer the complexity involved in understanding the computation performed by a program by decomposing it into a set of subprograms and then simplifying them to the furthest extent possible. The resulting simplified subprograms are generally more understandable than the original program as a whole. The method may also be used to simplify a piece of source code by following the path-oriented method of decomposition, simplication, and recomposition. The analysis may be carried out in such a way that the derivation of the analysis result constitutes a correctness proof. The method can be applied to any source code (or portion thereof) that prescribes the computation to be performed in terms of assignment statements, conditional statements, and loop constructs, regardless of the language or paradigm used.

    • Describes a unique method, for simplifying programs for analysis
    • Lets us divide and conquer the complexity involved in understanding the computation performed by a program
    • Can be applied to any source code regardless of the language or paradigm used
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    • Date Published: December 2007
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521882866
    • length: 208 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 155 x 16 mm
    • weight: 0.4kg
    • contains: 1 table
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. State constraints
    3. Subprogram simplification
    4. Program set
    5. Pathwise decomposition
    6. Tautological constraints
    7. Program recomposition
    8. Discussion
    9. Automatic generation of symbolic traces
    Appendix.

  • Author

    J. C. Huang, University of Houston
    J. C. Huang received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 1969. He is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Houston, where he served as Chair from 1992 to 1996. His practical experience in computer software includes serving as the chief architect of a software validation and verification system developed for the U.S. Army's Ballistic Missile Defense Command, and as a senior consultant to the U.S. Naval Underwater Systems Center on submarine software problems.

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