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New Method Tests for Software Bugs Quickly, Cheaply
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Tuesday, 18 December 2007 12:49

 New Method Tests for Software Bugs Quickly, Cheaply
Levi Beckerson (Blog) - December 18, 2007 11:04 AM

NIST and University of Texas scientists a working on an open source project that can weed out program bugs much faster than current techniques.

Conventional programming wisdom has long said that most software failures result from a mere two variables colliding in an unforeseen way. Finding these possible bugs can be an arduous and expensive undertaking for large programs. Computer scientists and mathematicians at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Texas, Arlington are developing a new, open source application that can test for these bugs quickly and inexpensively.... More   Comment in the Forums


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