function call


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Noun1.function call - a call that passes control to a subroutine; after the subroutine is executed control returns to the next instruction in main program
call - an instruction that interrupts the program being executed; "Pascal performs calls by simply giving the name of the routine to be executed"
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App developers can access QuickLicense runtime commands with a simple function call.
The application must, Inter alia, The function call numbers from z.
As Android system maps application permissions to different permission methods in the Framework layer, we can employ permission methods to describe how the corresponding permissions are used, and we propose the notion of function call trace which represents an ordered sequence of methods corresponding to different nodes on an execution path of an app's function call graph.
It can combine the dynamic instant translation and processes message interaction protocol, to intercept and redirect the message interaction function call during the course of dynamic translation.
Technology that quickly compares function call paths and displays them graphically
The purpose of function normalization is to make sure that no statement contains more than one function call. This is realized by adding new temporary variables and by inserting the appropriate types of statements to replace each function call while preserving the semantics of the code.
The total number of steps and the total function call taken by 3SAM is less than 2P1BVS in all problems tested; this is expected because 3SAM can obtain the solution at three points simultaneously while 2P1BVS obtains two points simultaneously per step.
Function call, timer invoking, and PLC cyclic mode are formalized by BIP synchronization with connectors.
This dataflow engine is now further enhanced with pointer aliasing and function call bindings within a translation unit for true and detailed inter-function capability.
In synchronous I/O, the function call to read from or write to a file does not return until the actual read or write is complete.
All of Trillium's data quality functions can be accessed via a single function call from any J2EE-based application server.
In the first stage, we collect the function call or system call traces from all the compute nodes in a central database and train the detection algorithms using different AI techniques.