BIT Numerical Mathematics

, Volume 14, Issue 3, pp 273–278 | Cite as

A note on the assignment of measurement points for frequency counts in structured programs

  • Stefan Arnborg
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Abstract

The problem of assigning optimal measurement points in a single scan of a program text is treated for various classes of structured programs. The most restricted class permits insertion of a minimal set of points, but for programs with computed and non-local jumps a single scan algorithm must insert redundant points.

Keywords

Computational Mathematic Measurement Point Structure Program Frequency Count Optimal Measurement 

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© BIT Foundations 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefan Arnborg
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  1. 1.Försvarets ForskningsanstaltStockholm 80Sweden

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