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Overlapping Flows



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Mälardalen Real-Time Research Centre, Mälardalen University




Control dependence analysis is crucial in many program analysis techniques,such as program slicing. The state-of-practice approaches compute monolithically entire programs at once. My previous work proposed a new approach to compute the control dependencies accurately and on demand. The foundation of this approach is sets of overlapping flows, wherein each flow overlaps or is overlapped with another flow at least. This approach needs better time complexity because forming one set of overlapping flows might need to check the overlapping between each flow in this set with each flow in the program under analysis. This approach is expensive concerning time.This work shows a new innovative data structure that enables us to keep the cost required for collecting the flows that constitute a set of overlapping flows at a minimum.


author = {Husni Khanfar},
title = {Overlapping Flows},
month = {February},
year = {2024},
publisher = {M{\"a}lardalen Real-Time Research Centre, M{\"a}lardalen University},
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