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A knowledge based approach to program debugging
We are exploring the use of executable specifications in automating the process of debugging logic programs. We have formulated a computer model that encodes programming knowledge including a classification of program bugs, heuristics that analyze and repair program errors, and operational semantics off the language, and is capable of reasoning with programs and their specifications. The realization of our methodology is the Constructive Interpreter which functions as a debugger as well as program synthesizer. It contains three major components: test case generator, bug locator, and bug corrector. The test case generator can generate test data systematically by executing specifications. The bug locator will automatically locate a bug should the program fail to compute an answer that agrees with the specifications. The bug corrector will analyze the nature of the bug and invoke correction heuristics which might involve the use of (1) a deductive theorem prover which will try to construct a proof and deduce sufficient conditions to amend the program, and (2) an inductive program generator which will synthesize the missing part of the program. In this paper, we present our approach and an implementation of the experimental prototype debugger.
|Statement||[by] Yuh-jeng Lee|
|Contributions||Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||74 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||74|
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Abstract. Software maintenance is the most expensive part of the software life-cycle. This is partially due to the fact that quite often the only reliable and available documentation about a program is its source code and all the relevant information must be extracted from it.
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Expert Programming Knowledge: A Schema-based Approach T h e subjects performed a fill-in-the-blank task: one line of the code was deleted and the subjects had to fill in the blank line with a line of code t h a t in their opinion best completed the program.
They were not told what the program was supposed to by: It's written by Randy Bryant, the same professor who used to teach it. I still have that book, it's updated for Ivy Bridge, and I truly believe that this book changed my approach towards debugging more than any other text. It will push you to the next curve.
Towards the end of the book you'd find some programming labs. Insa D and Silva J Scaling up algorithmic debugging with virtual execution trees Proceedings of the 20th international conference on Logic-based program synthesis and transformation, () Walker T, O'Reilly C, Kunapuli G, Natarajan S, Maclin R, Page D and Shavlik J Automating the ilp setup task Proceedings of the 20th international.
This paper presents an approach to automated debugging of faulty process designs of knowledge-based recommenders which increases the productivity of user interface development and maintenance. The DGP/S model is based on a so-called schema-based approach to expert programming knowledge that emphasizes the role of semantic structures more than the role of syntactic structures (Detienne Author: Françoise Détienne.
Through a project-based approach, this book provides an easy to understand method of learning the correct and efficient practices to program a PIC® microcontroller in C language. Principles of C programming are introduced gradually, building on skill sets and knowledge.
A bug is a mismatch between an expected outcome and an actual outcome. To debug is to find the point at which expected and actual diverge.
In practice, this means starting where the program doesn't behave as expected and working backwards (using. Books shelved as debugging: Why Programs Fail: A Guide to Systematic Debugging by Andreas Zeller, Your Code As a Crime Scene: Use Forensic Techniques to. Update the question so it's on-topic for Software Engineering Stack Exchange.
Closed 6 years ago. I read and studied a lot of computer science and engineering and I rarely or never seen a book about debugging or a theory how to debug (though I surely developed some debugging theories of my own). Debugging allows you to detect, diagnose, and eliminate errors in a program.
Use Rational Developer for i, integrated IBM® i debugger. This is the recommended method and documentation about debugging ILE COBOL programs and appears in that product's online help. Unlike other programming languages, the philosophy of the Wolfram Language is to build as much knowledge—about algorithms and about the world—into the language as possible.
By far the largest web of algorithms ever assembled. Includes three decades of state-of-the-art algorithm development in. Debugging "When the software is 95% complete there's still 25% to go" - anon Almost every program you write in Assembler or C will have errors and will need to be debugged.
By using a structured approach to both design and debugging you will save many frustrating hours in the lab. A user of a program must know how to fix the problem as knowledge about problem analysis is expected. When the bug is fixed, then the software is ready to use.
Debugging tools (called debuggers) are used to identify coding errors at various development stages.The Debugging of Rule Bases: /ch This chapter presents an overview of the issues affecting and the tools used for the debugging of rule Cited by: 6.Pan, Hsin.
Ph.D., Purdue University, August Software Debugging with Dynamic Instrumentation and Test–Based Knowledge.
Major Professors: Richard A. DeMillo and Eugene H. Spafford. Developing effective debugging strategies to guarantee the reliability of software is important.
By analyzing the debugging process used by experienced.