exception handling

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exception handling

[ek′sep·shən ‚hand·liŋ]
(computer science)
Programming techniques for dealing with error conditions, generally without terminating execution of the program.
(control systems)
The actions taken by a control system when unpredictable conditions or situations arise in which the controller must respond quickly.
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Professor Naumann emphasizes that the defining properties of state of the art AD software technology include functionality (e.g., support for first- and higher-order adjoint modes), robustness (e.g., thread and exception safety), efficiency (e.g., low computational cost of an adjoint evaluation relative to the cost of running the underlying target code).

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