Abstract: Often-used methodology for analysis and design of real-time systems.
Keywords: book review, robotics, software, consulting, real-time, specification, system analysis design, data processing.
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Title: Strategies for Real-Time System Specification
Author: Derek J. Hatley, Imtiaz A. Pirbhai
Foreword: Tom DeMarco
Publisher: Dorset House
Date Published: October 1988
ISBN: 0932633110
LOCN: QA76.54.H38 1987
Dewey: 004/.33 19
Pages: 386
Bibliography: 21 entries
Figures: 246
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Foreword by Tom DeMarco


Part I: The Overall Strategy

Chapter 1: Overview

Chapter 2: The Role of the Methods

Part II: The Requirements Model

Chapter 3: Overview

Chapter 4: The Process Model

Chapter 5: The Control Model

Chapter 6: Finite State Machines

Chapter 7: Timing Requirements

Chapter 8: Requirements Dictionary

Chapter 9: Requirements Model Interpretation and Summary

Part III: Building the Requirements Model

Chapter 10: Overview

Chapter 11: Getting Started

Chapter 12: Developing the Model's Structure

Chapter 13: Preparing Process Specifications

Chapter 14: Preparing Control Specifications

Chapter 15: Defining Timing

Chapter 16: Managing the Dictionary

Part IV: The Architecture Model

Chapter 17: Overview

Chapter 18: Architecture Diagrams

Chapter 19: Architecture Dictionary and Module Specifications

Chapter 20: Completing the Architecture Model

Part V: Building the Architecture Model

Chapter 21: Overview

Chapter 22: Enhancing the Requirements Model

Chapter 23: Creating the System Architecture Model

Chapter 24: Creating the Hardware and Software Architecture Models

Chapter 25: Architecture Development Summary

Part VI: Examples

Chapter 26: Automobile Management System

Chapter 27: Home Heating System

Chapter 28: Vending Machine

Appendix A: Standard Symbols and Definitions

Appendix B: Making the Models into Documents

Appendix C: Information Modeling: The Third Perspective


Author:        Hatley, Derek J., 1934-
Title:         Strategies for real-time system specification /
                  by Derek J. Hatley, Imtiaz A. Pirbhai.
Published:     New York, NY : Dorset House Pub., c1987.
Description:   xxvi, 412 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
LC Call No.:   QA76.54.H38 1987
Dewey No.:     004/.33 19
ISBN:          0932633048 : $45.00
Notes:         Bibliography: p. 403-404.
               Includes index.
Subjects:      Real-time data processing.
               System design.
Other authors: Pirbhai, Imtiaz A., 1953-
Control No.:   87050801 


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