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Interprocedural Symbolic Evaluation of Ada Programs with Aliases

  • J. Blieberger
  • B. Burgstaller
  • B. Scholz
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1622)

Abstract

Symbolic Evaluation is a technique aimed at determining dynamic properties of programs. We extend our intraprocedural data-flow framework introduced in [3] to support interprocedural symbolic evaluation. Our data-flow framework utilizes a novel approach based on an array algebra to handle aliases induced by procedure calls. It serves as as a basis for static program analysis (e.g. reaching definitions-, alias analysis, worst-case performance estimations, cache analysis). Examples for reaching definitions- as well as alias analysis are presented.

Keywords

Basic Block Procedure Call Symbolic Expression Symbolic Evaluation Program Point 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Blieberger
    • 1
  • B. Burgstaller
    • 1
  • B. Scholz
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Computer-Aided Automation (183/1)Technical University ViennaViennaAustria
  2. 2.Institute for Software Technology and Parallel SystemsUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria

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