Lovas, Robert and Kacsuk, Peter K. (2007) Correctness debugging of message passing programs using model verification techniques. In: Cappello, Franck and Herault, Thomas and Dongarra, Jack, (eds.) Recent advances in parallel virtual machine and message passing interface: 14th European PVM/MPI Users' Group Meeting, Paris, France, September 30 - October 3, 2007: proceedings. Lecture notes in computer science (4757). Springer, Berlin, pp. 335-343. ISBN 9783540754152
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-75416-9_45
During the correctness debugging of non-deterministic message-passing programs the software engineers must face the probe effect, the irreproducibility, the completeness problem, and also the large state-space to be discovered. This work attempts to over-come the limitation of existing debugging solutions, and combines the traditional debugging methods with automated modeling and formal verification of parallel programs. The presented debugging framework provides user-friendly facilities for active control and highly automated observation mechanism for message passing programs based on formal methods; Petri-net modeling, partial ordering of state space, and temporal logic assertions.
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