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The ATLAS language-panacea or pariah? Does it only specify the task or does it really drive the tester?

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Hulme, A.M.B. ; Serco Test Technol. Ltd., Poole, UK

ATLAS is a language intended to be used for the specification of test equipment with independent and transportable test programs. Despite significant effort put into revising and updating the ATLAS standards over the last 25 years, the language is still only used when mandated and is not the automatic choice of engineers. In this article, we discuss the reasons for this and look at the future development of ATLAS

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Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:11 ,  Issue: 3 )