THE CHOICE OF COMPUTER LANGUAGES FOR USE IN SAFETY-CRITICAL SYSTEMS
UNSPECIFIED. (1991) THE CHOICE OF COMPUTER LANGUAGES FOR USE IN SAFETY-CRITICAL SYSTEMS. SOFTWARE ENGINEERING JOURNAL, 6 (2). pp. 51-58. ISSN 0268-6961Full text not available from this repository.
The paper reviews the choice of computer language for use in safety-critical systems. The advice given reflects both civil and military requirements. A comparison is made between assembly-level languages, the language C, CORAL 66, Pascal, Modula-2 and Ada. It is concluded that a well defined sub-language is essential for use in safety-critical projects, and a guide is provided for project managers and designers on the characteristics which such a subset should possess.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Electronic computers. Computer science. Computer software|
|Journal or Publication Title:||SOFTWARE ENGINEERING JOURNAL|
|Publisher:||IEE-INST ELEC ENG|
|Number of Pages:||8|
|Page Range:||pp. 51-58|
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