Software Design for Real-Time Systems on Parallel Computers: Formal Specifications.
Final technical rept. Apr 94-Sep 95,
SYRACUSE UNIV NY DEPT OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
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This research investigated the important issues related to the analysis and design of real-time systems targeted to parallel architectures. In particular, the software specification models for real-time systems on parallel architectures were evaluated. A survey of current formal methods for uniprocessor real-time systems specifications was conducted to determine their extensibility in specifying real-time systems on parallel architectures. In this research, a specification model called Parallel REal Time specification Language PRETsEL was defined. It leverages off of existing models while adding the necessary syntax and semantics lacking in existing models in supporting specification of real-time systems for parallel architectures. Examples of utilizing the PRETSEL language are presented.
- Computer Programming and Software
- Computer Hardware