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Issue 12 • Date Dec. 1993

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  • A taxonomy of program visualization systems

    Publication Year: 1993, Page(s):11 - 24
    Cited by:  Papers (22)  |  Patents (6)
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    A taxonomy of program visualization systems that is based on a model of program visualization that maps programs to graphical representations is presented. The taxonomy is illustrated with three program visualization systems representative of research trends: Zeus, Tango, and Pavane.<> View full abstract»

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  • A classification of CASE technology

    Publication Year: 1993, Page(s):25 - 38
    Cited by:  Papers (30)
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    A description that provides more precise definitions for terms such as tool, workbench, toolset, and environment is provided. The aim is to provide a reference framework and an initial classification of existing technology as a solid starting point for continuous updating.<> View full abstract»

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  • A framework for hardware/software codesign

    Publication Year: 1993, Page(s):39 - 45
    Cited by:  Papers (26)
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    It is argued that a hardware/software codesign methodology should support the following capabilities: integration of the hardware and software design processes; exploration of hardware/software tradeoffs and evaluation of hardware/software alternatives; and model continuity. A codesign methodology that supports many of these capabilities is outlined. The methodology is iterative in nature and serv... View full abstract»

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  • Codesign of communication protocols

    Publication Year: 1993, Page(s):46 - 52
    Cited by:  Papers (11)  |  Patents (1)
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    A codesign process using Promela, a concurrent programming language, is under development. A description is given of Promela, the software compiler, and the hardware compiler. As an example, the method is applied to a simple communication system using the alternating bit protocol.<> View full abstract»

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  • Software export from developing nations

    Publication Year: 1993, Page(s):62 - 67
    Cited by:  Papers (4)  |  Patents (1)
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    It is shown that software export is an attainable goal for developing nations, especially when government policies are favorable, and that the industrialized nations dominating the worldwide market can expect some serious competition. Examples of the efforts of developing nations to export software to North America and Europe are cited.<> View full abstract»

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  • Asimov's laws of robotics: implications for information technology-Part I

    Publication Year: 1993, Page(s):53 - 61
    Cited by:  Papers (9)
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    For part II see ibid., vol. 27, no. 1, p. 57-66 (Jan. 1994). The origins of the robot notion are reviewed. The laws for controlling robotic behavior, as espoused by the science fiction writer Isaac Asimov in 1940 and presented and refined in his writings over the following 45 years are explained. Problems inherent in the application of the laws are identified View full abstract»

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