Real Time Programming 1983 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080305684, 9781483153483

Real Time Programming 1983

1st Edition

Proceedings of the 12th IFAC/IFIP Workshop, Hatfield, UK, 29-31 March 1983

Editors: G. M. Bull
eBook ISBN: 9781483153483
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1983
Page Count: 122
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Real Time Programming 1983 contains the proceedings of the 12th IFAC/IFIP Workshop held at Hatfield, UK on March 29-31, 1983. The book organizes the papers of the workshop into four categories: Programming Support Environments; Testing Real-Time Programs; Databases for Real-Time Systems; and Languages and Language Implementations. The papers on Programming Support Environments category cover application-oriented requirements specifications, configuration control, and design description languages of real-time programming. Papers on Databases for Real-Time Systems category talk about wide range of aspects of the problem in the system. Five papers on Testing Real-Time Programs category show importance of structure in producing software; principles in testing and reliability issues; use of separate computer for measuring and tracing real-time software; set of tools and methods for testing real-time software; and set of debugging facilities incorporated into the language Modula. The Languages and Language Implementations category explains the exception handling mechanisms provided by languages; performance of the run-time support to task management in ADA; and implementation of multi-tasking and inter-task message passing for Industrial Real-Time Basic.

Table of Contents

Session 1 - Databases A Database Administration Support Environment Data-base Management in a Distributed Process Control System Data Bases in Civil Engineering Control and Research Normalisation in Another Context PCDB = A Process Control Data Base Management System Session 2 - Programming Support Environments Dynamic System Configuration for Distributed Real-Time Systems SARS - A System for Application Oriented Requirements Specification IRTB - An Alternative to Real-Time Programming Session 3 - Testing Reliability Issues in a Development of a Dedicated Real Time System A Man-Machine Intercommunication Facility in Well-Structured Concurrent Systems Monitoring of Real Time Systems by a Separate Processor Some Methods and Tools for Real-Time Software Validation A Debugging Package for Modula Session 4 - Languages And Language Implementation Exception Handling Considered Harmful Multiprocessor Implementations of Tasking Facilities in ADA Towards an Implementation of Real-Time Basic Author Index


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