Dynamic Slicing of Feature-Oriented Programs

  • Madhusmita Sahu
  • Durga Prasad Mohapatra
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 44)


We intend to suggest a dynamic slicing algorithm for feature-oriented programs. We have named our algorithm Execution Trace file Based Dynamic Slicing (ETBDS) algorithm. The ETBDS algorithm constructs an intermediate program representation known as Dynamic Feature-Oriented Dependence Graph (DFDG) based on various dependences exist amongst the program statements. We use an execution trace file to keep the execution history of the program. The dynamic slice is computed by first performing breadth-first or depth-first traversal on the DFDG and then mapping out the resultant nodes to the program statements.


Feature-oriented programming (FOP) Dynamic feature-oriented dependence graph (DFDG) FeatureC++ Mixin layer 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science & EngineeringNational Institute of TechnologyRourkelaIndia

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