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Memory Dump Analysis Anthology, Volume 5 by Dmitry Vostokov

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Chapter 5. A Bit of Science and Philosophy

Memory Systems Language

Computer memory analysis is based on interconnected structures of symbols. We state that there exists a memory language that extends a hierarchy of modeling and implementation languages (both domain-specific and general-purpose):

Memory Systems Language

Categories for the Working Software Defect Researcher

Collective Pointer

We now introduce collective pointers or pointer cones. Suppose we have a set of pointers pointing to fields of some memory structure. This set of pointers could be another structure as well or just a collection of pointers that can be logically brought together:

If we make the boundary opaque ...

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