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Code-data consistency in Ada

  • Vincent M. Celier
  • Drasko Sotirovski
  • Christopher J. Thompson
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1251)

Abstract

This paper describes the difficulties that the authors have experienced in maintaining existential consistency between Ada code and the various persistent storages that the code depends on. It identifies certain patterns in the existential relationship between the code and data, and describes how Ada's expressive power and ASIS (Ada Semantic Interface Specification) have been used to overcome these difficulties.

Keywords

Ada Ada Semantic Interface Specification Air Traffic Control 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vincent M. Celier
    • 1
  • Drasko Sotirovski
    • 1
  • Christopher J. Thompson
    • 1
  1. 1.Hughes Aircraft of CanadaRichmondCanada

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