Sniffer: A System that Understands Bugs
Author(s)Shapiro, Daniel G.
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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 cliché³¬ and it can describe them using the terminology employed by expert programmers.