An environment for object-oriented real-time system design

R.L.W. van de Weg, R.G.R. Engmann, Raoul van de Hoef, R. van de Hoef, Vincent ten Thij

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    Abstract

    A concise object-oriented method for the development of real-time systems has been composed. Hardware components are modelled by (software) base objects; base objects are controlled by a hierarchy of coordinator objects, expressed in an organizational diagram. The behaviour of objects is specified by state transition diagrams. This approach considerably promotes requirements analysis and communication with the customer. A CASE tool has been constructed with diagram editors for graphical specifications of real-time systems. The tool can generate executable code for PLCs from these graphical specifications; reuse of previous results is supported by the repository function of the tool. Experiences attained in practice with method and tool show that time spent in system testing and installation is reduced considerably
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publication8th. Conference on Software Engineering Environments
    Place of PublicationCottbus, Germany
    PublisherIEEE
    Pages23-33
    Number of pages11
    ISBN (Print)0-8186-8019-9
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 30 Jan 1997
    EventEighth Conference on Software Engineering Environments, SEE 1997 - Cottbus, Germany
    Duration: 8 Apr 19979 Apr 1997

    Publication series

    Name
    PublisherIEEE

    Conference

    ConferenceEighth Conference on Software Engineering Environments, SEE 1997
    Period8/04/979/04/97
    Other8-9 April 1997

    Keywords

    • METIS-119907
    • IR-19384

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