Semantic characterisation of dead control-flow paths
Hayes, Ian, Fidge, Colin J., & Lermer, Karl (2001) Semantic characterisation of dead control-flow paths. IEEE Proceedings - Software, 148(6), pp. 175-186.
Many program verification, testing and performance prediction techniques rely on analysis of statically-identified control-flow paths. However, some such paths may be 'dead' because they can never be followed at run time, and should therefore be excluded from analysis. It is shown how the formal semantics of those statements comprising a path provides a sound theoretical foundation for identification of dead paths
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2001 IET|
|Deposited On:||26 Oct 2007 00:00|
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