Deconstructing software to find bugs

In the September/October 2008 Technology Review I read a short article on Seth Hallem, one of the TR35.  The subtitle of this article was “Deconstructing software to find bugs.”

As a graduate student at Stanford, Seth Hallem perfected an improved approach to finding bugs, called static analysis…  Hallem developed algoritems to … examine only the most important combinations, allowing millions of lines of code to be examined quickly and efficiently.  He cofounded Coverity in San Francisco.

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