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Live Blog – Distinguished Speaker Program by Student Chapter of UoM

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Student Chapter of University of Moratuwa and ACM holds this special ‘Distinguished Speaker program”.  A Guest Lecture by Professor Abhik Roychaudhury is expected on ‘Software debugging as a Science’.

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That’s it folks. thanks for tuning in.
This is digit team, signing off.

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Himeshi De Silva – Chairperson of the ACM Student Chapter of UoM will now announce the upcoming board for ACM Student Chapter of UoM.

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Dr. Chandana Gamage will hand over the token of appreciation to Professor Abhhik.

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“Computer programmers are human. ”

Professor Abhik concludes.

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If a code is missing, how can you debug a software? Abhik asks and the crowd seems to be cluless.

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the path of an input should be the same next time or it will be considered as a bug. and finding why it changed its behavior and reverting it back to normal way it was is debugging. – Abhik

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Abhik now displays 2 identical pictures with minor differences and says this is the same scenario with program versions.

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Professor Abhik also shares a few names about evolving programs which are used to develop and debug software’s.

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Professor Abhik on stage explains theoretical methods of debugging.

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so, what does jSlice does?
it hepls programmers to find software error-causes.
automated debugging and program compression.

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Online Trace compression: is a new technical innivation which is beyond conventional string compression. Downside, full trace is never stored. – Abhik

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Slicing makes use of information about a particular execution of a program. – Abhik

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There are 2 main methods of debugging in which can be applicable still now.

Slicing
Trace Analysis

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Debugging in a economic aspect is as valuable as it is in a personal aspect.

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What is missing? Command line tool for java. – Abhik

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jdb
gdb
visual studio 6, are some of the apps which you can lean on to debug.

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Abhik explains the difference between software debugging and bug hunting.

Software debugging is known as finding a needle in a haystack. – Abhik

Debugging is an Art.

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Professor Abhik’s profile can be found here. http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~abhik/

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Professor Abhik shows some Software Design Flow diagrams which at times can be helpful to programmers to abstract code and then debug software.

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How to be able to read and understand a piece of code written by someone else, while debugging software’s? – Abhik

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Professor Abhik is about to talk of ‘Software debugging as a Science’.

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Prof. Abhik says apart from giving this speech today here, he is delighted to be here because they have been working with UoM for a long time and to be here being able to talk to the students and lecturers, is a wonderful experience for him.

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Dr. Chandana, concludes.

Compere, introduces the Distinguished Speaker for today. None other than Professor Abhik Roychaudhury.

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Dr. Chandana Gamage will deliver the Welcome speech.

He says Prof. Abhik is not a new guest to UoM. They have been working with them for a long time. Chandana Gamage also thanks ACM Student Chapter for initiating and having such an activity.

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Professor Abhik Roychaudhury is the Vice-Dean of School of Computing – National School of Computing.

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Professor Abhik – today’s Distinguished speaker and the rest of the dignitaries will light the traditional oil lamp now.

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This is the initiation of ACM Student Chapter of University of Moratuwa.

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Here we go.

From Press From Press Feb 21, 201410:29 am

Dignitaries are arriving. The event is about to commence in a while.

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Stay tuned with us and keep an eye on this space for more info as the event proceeds.

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Today we will be bringing you Live updates from Distinguished Speaker program organized by ACM Students Chapter of University of Moratuwa.

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Good Morning everyone. digit team here, wishing you a good day.

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