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Evaluating a Lightweight Defect Localization Tool
by Valentin Dallmeier, Christian Lindig, Andreas Zeller

Bill Pugh, Jim Larus (Ed.), PLDI Workshop on the Evaluation of Software Defect Detection Tools, June 2005. Proceedings only distributed at workshop; to appear.

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AMPLE locates likely failure-causing classes by comparing method call sequences of passing and failing runs. A difference in method call sequences, such as multiple deallocation of the same resource, is likely to point to the erroneous class. In this paper, we describe the implementation of AMPLE as well as its evaluation.

BibTeX Entry

    title = "Evaluating a Lightweight Defect Localization Tool",
    author = "Valentin Dallmeier and Christian Lindig and Andreas Zeller",
    year = "2005",
    month = jun,
    booktitle = "PLDI Workshop on the Evaluation of Software Defect Detection Tools",
    editors = "Bill Pugh and Jim Larus",
    location = "Chicago",

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