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Specifying functional and timing behavior for real-time applications

  • Mario R. Barbacci
  • Jeannette M. Wing
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 259)

Abstract

We present a notation and a methodology for specifying the functional and timing behavior of real-time applications for a heterogeneous machine. In our methodology we build upon well-defined, though isolated, pieces of previous work: Larch and Real Time Logic. In our notation, we strive to keep separate the functional specification from the timing specification so that a task's functionality can be understood independently of its timing behavior. We show that while there is a clean separation of concerns between these two specifications, the semantics of both pieces as well as their combination are simple.

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Timing Behavior Output Port Input Port Timing Expression Task Description 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario R. Barbacci
    • 2
    • 3
    • 1
  • Jeannette M. Wing
    • 3
    • 1
  1. 1.Carnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Software Engineering InstituteUSA
  3. 3.Department of Computer ScienceUSA

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