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Computer Supported Interactive Development of Information Flow Systems

  • Roland Lindvall
  • Hans Karlsson
  • Olle Rosin
  • Ove Wigertz
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 16)

Summary

This paper presents a new method for computer interactive development of information flow systems (rapid prototyping). The basic strategy for this method is to develop a new system in two stages:
  • The first stage is to develop a prototype of the intended system in a highly interactive programming environment, using a graphic description language.

  • When the prototype is working properly, it can be converted (partly automatic) into a production system, running in a distributed computer environment.

This system offers a promising method of supporting the development of data processing systems, in medicine and elsewhere.

Keywords

Rapid Prototype Medical Informatics Data Processing System DASIS System Computer Interactive Development 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roland Lindvall
    • 1
  • Hans Karlsson
    • 1
  • Olle Rosin
    • 1
  • Ove Wigertz
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medical InformaticsLinköping UniversityLinköpingSweden

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