Execution visualization and debugging in three-dimensional visual programming

Toshiyuki Okamura*, Buntarou Shizuki, Jiro Tanaka

*Corresponding author for this work

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To help programmers debug visual programs, we propose an animated execution method with supporting functions to be used with the animated execution. The animated execution animates state transitions as the program is executed. To make it easy for the programmer to interpret the animation, it is displayed in a manner similar to the visual program. The functions are used to narrow the possible locations of bugs and to test fixed components quickly. We have implemented animated execution and the functions on 3D-PP, our three-dimensional visual programming system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)167-172
Number of pages6
JournalProceedings of the International Conference on Information Visualization
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Oct 11
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings - Eighth International Conference on Information Visualisation, IV 2004 - London, United Kingdom
Duration: 2004 Jul 142004 Jul 16

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Signal Processing
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition


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