A PRACTICAL MINIMUM DISTANCE METHOD FOR SYNTAX ERROR HANDLING
UNSPECIFIED. (1994) A PRACTICAL MINIMUM DISTANCE METHOD FOR SYNTAX ERROR HANDLING. COMPUTER LANGUAGES, 20 (4). pp. 239-252. ISSN 0096-0551Full text not available from this repository.
We present a method for recovering for syntax errors encountered during parsing. The method provides a form of minimum distance repair, has linear time complexity, and is completely automatic. A formal method is presented for evaluating the performance of error recovery methods, based on global minimum-distance error correction. The minimum-distance error recovery method achieves a theoretically best performance on 80% of Pascal programs in the weighted Ripley-Druseikis collection. Comparisons of performance with other error recovery methods are given.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Electronic computers. Computer science. Computer software|
|Journal or Publication Title:||COMPUTER LANGUAGES|
|Publisher:||PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD|
|Official Date:||November 1994|
|Number of Pages:||14|
|Page Range:||pp. 239-252|
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