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  • Page extent: 374 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.658 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 005.13/3
  • Dewey version: 20
  • LC Classification: QA76.73.A35 A24 1990
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Ada (Computer program language)--Congresses

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 (ISBN-13: 9780521395229 | ISBN-10: 0521395224)

DOI: 10.2277/0521395224

  • Published July 1990

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This book presents the proceedings of the Ada-Europe International Conference held in Dublin, June 1990. These meetings constitute the most significant events in this field within Europe, and attract delegates from around the world. This year's conference takes as its theme the impact of technical and management issues in the software engineering economics of Ada, as well as technology transfer and training. With the start of a new decade in which Ada comes of age both in terms of use and acceptability, papers also assess the impact of Ada through descriptions of projects in which Ada has been used throughout their life cycle. Discussion of topical issues affecting the development of Ada-9X is also presented.


1. Graphic interface management in Ada M. A. Juan; 2. What does Ada bring to the building of test programs? M. Gauthier; 3. Projections from a decade of CASE D. Schaftstrom; 4. Evaluation of reverse engineering CASE tools for Ada M. C. Smith; 5. Introducing Ada and software engineering in the Swedish Defence Community I. Ogren; 6. Lessons learned: object orientated methodologies and Ada L. Ambrose; 7. Cost effectiveness of using Ada in air traffic control systems P. Andribet; 8. Ada as a tool P. Andribet; 9. Ada as a tool: experience and results A. M. Levy; 10. Software reuse in Ada A. T. Jazaa; 11. A new exception handling mechanism for Ada C. J. Antonelli; 12. Controlling complexity in Ada design representation J. A. Anderson; 13. An Ada-OODED application onboard a submarine J.-P. Rousselot; 14. Hard deadline scheduling using Ada O. Sorensen; 15. Does Ada really contribute to the development of embedded computing systems (ECS)? H. A. Neuman; 16. Developing maintainable and reliable Ada software M. C. Springman; 17. Ada in use: experimental design and implementation of a portable man-machine interface L. Vedani; 18. Management and quality aspects in the realisation of a real-time simulator in Ada C. Lavest; 19. Experiences from using Ada in a PABX project I. Haggstrom; 20. Insecurities in the Ada programming language B. A. Wichmann; 21. The Ada prototype project of the Defense Logistics Agency D. J. Carney; 22. Reducing the risk of using Ada on board the Columbus manned space station S. R. Chandler; 23. Towards supporting distributed systems in Ada 9X A. J. Wellings; 24. C2P Ada shadow program A. L. Brintzenhoff; 25. The Malpas analysis system for Ada R. H. Pierce; 26. An Ada software port case study T. P. Reagan; 27. On the translation of HOOD nets into Ada R. Di Giovanni; 28. Experience and suggestions on using Ada to implement internal program representations A. G. Duncan; 29. An expert system for selecting and tailoring abstract data type implementations D. Jonston; 30. An Ada case study in cellular telephony testing tools H. Doscher; 31. The Ada programming language for the description and simulation of wavefront array processors K. J. Cogan.


M. A. Juan, M. Gauthier, D. Schaftstrom, M. C. Smith, I. Ogren, L. Ambrose, P. Andribet, A. M. Levy, A. T. Jazaa, C. J. Antonelli, J. A. Anderson, J.-P. Rousselot, O. Sorensen, H. A. Neuman, M. C. Springman, L. Vedani, C. Lavest, I. Haggstrom, B. A. Wichmann, D. J. Carney, S. R. Chandler, A. J. Wellings, A. L. Brintzenhoff, R. H. Pierce, T. P. Reagan, R. Di Giovanni, A. G. Duncan, D. Jonston, H. Doscher, K. J. Cogan

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