software error


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Noun1.software error - error resulting from bad code in some program involved in producing the erroneous result
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
computer error, error - (computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computer
runtime error, run-time error, semantic error - an error in logic or arithmetic that must be detected at run time
syntax error - an error of language resulting from code that does not conform to the syntax of the programming language; "syntax errors can be recognized at compilation time"; "a common syntax error is to omit a parenthesis"
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Telesat found that the anomaly was caused by a software error encountered during a routine manoeuvre which triggered the satellite to place itself into a safe mode, shutting down and pointing itself at the sun to ensure it remained powered.
The second technology combines a memory software error simulator with a circuit simulator to evaluate logic circuit software errors.
The Albuquerque, New Mexico-based company alleged AOL did nothing to correct a software error that showed its stock price at one-tenth its true value, while multiplying the number of shares traded, even after repeated phone calls.
Parasoft is the leading provider of innovative solutions for automated software testing and analysis and the establishment of software error prevention practices as an integrated part of the software development lifecycle.
Two case histories -- testing the safety software for Ontario Hydro's Darlington plant and a software error that nearly crippled AT&T's long-distance network -- nicely illustrate this point.
E[acute accent]Parasoft is the leading provider of innovative solutions for automated software test and analysis and the establishment of software error prevention practices as an integrated part of the software development lifecycle.

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