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Bibliographic description:
Mikhailov A. A.
,
Khmelnov A. E.
CONTROL FLOW GRAPH VISUALIZATION // BSU bulletin. Mathematics, Informatics. - 2018. №2. . - С. 50-62.
Title:
CONTROL FLOW GRAPH VISUALIZATION
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Codes:
DOI: 10.18101/2304-5728-2018-2-50-62UDK: 004.431:004.432:004.436
Annotation:
The article presents a technique for analyzing and visualizing the control flow graph of a compiled software. The method is based on allocating regions with one input and one output node in the control graph with their subsequent replacement by ab- stract nodes. Thus, as a result of performing semantically equivalent transforma- tions, the original graph is collapsed into one abstract node that contains a hierarchy of selected regions, each of which is associated with one of the predefined display patterns. As a result, the task of visualization of the control graph is reduced to the description of rules for displaying patterns. The proposed method makes it possible to recognize the high-level programming structures and user statements to construct a flow-chart notation of the original program.
Keywords:
visualization; control graph; structural analysis; back code; decompiling; chart; machine code; program; compiler; dominator.
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