Slicing for Java Program: A Preliminary Study

Siti Aminah Selamat, Amir Ngah


Program slicing is a technique that proposed to help in understanding the program code. After several decades, the technique has been derived into several other techniques and proposed to be applied in many fields such as debugging, program comprehension, software measurement, testing and maintenance. The application of program slicing sometimes specifies for certain programming language such as C and Java. This paper will discuss existing program slicing techniques that were proposed focusing on the Java programming language.


Dependency Representation; Java; Program Analysis; Program Slicing;

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