A Survey of Physical Unit Handling Techniques in Ada

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2655)


There has always been a demand to be able to compute with physical items where dimensional correctness is checked. A survey of methods is presented how to do this with the features of Ada. Compile-time methods use the type checking mechanism whereas run-time methods use additional components to represent dimensions.


Type Item Private Part Derive Type Physical Item Dimension Check 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ESG-Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbHMünchen
  2. 2.cbb software GmbHLübeck
  3. 3.Anago b.v.Houten

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