Accession Number:

ADA102158

Title:

SNIFFER: a System that Understands Bugs.

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author:

MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

59.0

Abstract:

This paper presents a bug understanding system, called SNIFFER, which applies inspection methods to generate a deep understanding of a narrow class of errors. SNIFFER is an interactive debugging aide. It can locate and identify error-containing implementations of typical programming cliches, and it can describe them using the terminology employed by expert programmers. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE