Combining Spectrum-Based Fault Localization and Statistical Debugging: An Empirical Study

Published in ASE19: The 34th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering, November 11-15, 2019, San Diego, California, United States, 2019

Jiajun Jiang, Ran Wang, Yingfei Xiong, Xiangping Chen, Lu Zhang

Brief Intro.

In this paper we conducted an empirical study to combine the spectrum-based fault localizaiton and statistical debugging techniques, and explored different variations of their combinations, according to which we proposed a new fault localizaiton technique that improved existing techniques up to 200%.

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