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Journal of Computer Science and Technology

, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 57–63 | Cite as

TAUS: A file-based software understanding tool

  • Xianglín Fei
  • Wang Chengzao 
  • Wang Hezhen 
  • Zhao Changmiao 
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Abstract

A program called TAUS, a Tool for Analyzing and Understanding Software, was developed. It is designed to help the programmer analyze and understand the software interactively. Its aim is to reduce the dependence on human intelligence in software understanding and improve the programmer's understanding productivity. The design and implementation of TAUS and its application are described.

Keywords

Source Code Hide Information Procedure Call Multiple Window Window Operation 
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© Science Press, Beijing China and Allerton Press Inc. 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Xianglín Fei
    • 1
  • Wang Chengzao 
    • 1
  • Wang Hezhen 
    • 1
  • Zhao Changmiao 
    • 1
  1. 1.Nanjíng UniversityNanjingChina

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