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Static Semantic Checks of Global Variables in a Procedural Language

  • Bernhard Böhringer
  • Hartmut Feuerhahn
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Part of the Informatik-Fachberichte book series (INFORMATIK, volume 53)

Abstract

A data flow analysis of global variables is described that applies to recursive procedures and is based on value/result specifications of parameters. Undefined or unused values of variables are detected, thereby potential and severe error cases are distinguished. The method is applicable to complete programs, but by means of path expressions is extended to separate modules. It has been implemented for a system implementation language as part of a programming support environment.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernhard Böhringer
    • 1
  • Hartmut Feuerhahn
    • 1
  1. 1.Epsilon GmbHBerlinGermany

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