Multiplex Symbolic Execution: Exploring Multiple Paths by Solving Once

@article{Zhang2020MultiplexSE,
  title={Multiplex Symbolic Execution: Exploring Multiple Paths by Solving Once},
  author={Yufeng Zhang and Zhenbang Chen and Ziqi Shuai and Tian-qi Zhang and Kenqin Li and Ji Wang},
  journal={2020 35th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE)},
  year={2020},
  pages={846-857}
}
  • Yufeng Zhang, Zhenbang Chen, +3 authors Ji Wang
  • Published 1 September 2020
  • Computer Science
  • 2020 35th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE)
Path explosion and constraint solving are two challenges to symbolic execution's scalability. Symbolic execution explores the program's path space with a searching strategy and invokes the underlying constraint solver in a black-box manner to check the feasibility of a path. Inside the constraint solver, another searching procedure is employed to prove or disprove the feasibility. Hence, there exists the problem of double searchings in symbolic execution. In this paper, we propose to unify the… Expand
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