Monitoring method call sequences using annotations

Behrooz Nobakht, Frank S. de Boer, Marcello M. Bonsangue, Stijn de Gouw, Mohammad Mahdi Jaghoori

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Abstract

In this paper we introduce JMSeq, a Java-based tool for monitoring sequences of method calls. JMSeq provides a simple but expressive language to specify the observables of a Java program in terms of sequences of possibly nested method calls. Similar to many monitoring-oriented environments, verification in JMSeq is done at runtime; unlike all other approaches based on aspect-oriented programming, JMSeq uses code annotation rather than instrumentation, and therefore is suitable for component-based software verification.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)362-378
Number of pages17
JournalScience of computer programming
Volume94
Issue numberpt.3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

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    Nobakht, B., Boer, F. S. D., Bonsangue, M. M., Gouw, S. D., & Jaghoori, M. M. (2014). Monitoring method call sequences using annotations. Science of computer programming, 94(pt.3), 362-378. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scico.2013.11.030