Pruning dynamic slices with confidence

@inproceedings{Zhang2006PruningDS,
  title={Pruning dynamic slices with confidence},
  author={Xiangyu Zhang and Neelam Gupta and Rajiv Gupta},
  booktitle={PLDI},
  year={2006}
}
Given an incorrect value produced during a failed program run (e.g., a wrong output value or a value that causes the program to crash), the backward dynamic slice of the value very frequently captures the faulty code responsible for producing the incorrect value. Although the dynamic slice often contains only a small percentage of the statements executed during the failed program run, the dynamic slice can still be large and thus considerable effort may be required by the programmer to locate… CONTINUE READING
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