ASE2 CARD CATALOG ENTRY
"A Study of High Integrity Ada" was carried out during 1992 and 1993 by York Software Engineering Limited and British Aerospace Defence (Military Aircraft) Limited under UK Ministry of Defence contract SLS31c/73. The first work package formulated requirements for a language that is to be used to program high integrity, particularly safety critical, applications. An assessment of Ada against these requirements, including an examination of the impact of Ada 9X, was then produced. The second work package centred on an investigation of Ada program analysis techniques (static analysis and program verification). It also included an examination of existing Ada subsets, and the definition of (what is believed to be) the largest analysable Ada subset for which tool support could be provided at the current state-of-the-art. The third work package looked at trusted compilation issues, including the feasibility of producing a trusted Ada (subset) compiler. The fourth work package concentrated on tool support for high integrity applications development.
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