Fault Localization for Java Programs Using Probabilistic Program Dependence Graph

Fault localization is a process to find the location of faults. It determines the root cause of the failure. It identifies the causes of abnormal behaviour of a faulty program. It identifies exactly where the bugs are. Existing fault localization techniques are Slice based technique, Program-Spectrum based Technique, Statistics Based Technique, Program State Based Technique, Machine learning based Technique and Similarity Based Technique. In the proposed method Model Based Fault Localization Technique is used, which is called Probabilistic Program Dependence Graph. Probabilistic Program Dependence Graph (PPDG) is an innovative model that scans the internal behaviour of the project.

Provided by: International Journal of Computer Science Issues Topic: Software Date Added: Nov 2011 Format: PDF

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