Saturn: A scalable framework for error detection using Boolean satisfiability

@article{Xie2007SaturnAS,
  title={Saturn: A scalable framework for error detection using Boolean satisfiability},
  author={Yichen Xie and Alexander Aiken},
  journal={ACM Trans. Program. Lang. Syst.},
  year={2007},
  volume={29},
  pages={16}
}
This article presents Saturn, a general framework for building precise and scalable static error detection systems. Saturn exploits recent advances in Boolean satisfiability (SAT) solvers and is path sensitive, precise down to the bit level, and models pointers and heap data. Our approach is also highly scalable, which we achieve using two techniques. First, for each program function, several optimizations compress the size of the Boolean formulas that model the control flow and data flow and… CONTINUE READING
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