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Specifications in software prototyping

Luqi, Carl K Chang, Hong Zhu
1998 Journal of Systems and Software  
We explore the use of software speci®cations for software prototyping.  ...  This paper describes a process model for software prototyping, and shows how speci®cations can be used to support such a process via a cellular mobile phone switch example. Ó  ...  prototype software architecture.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0164-1212(98)10004-3 fatcat:gaeuwjq4azgjxe2ol33kc3mg6e

Model-Driven Prototyping for Corporate Software Specification [chapter]

Thomas Memmel, Carsten Bock, Harald Reiterer
2008 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Model-driven prototyping beats a new path towards visual specifications and the substitution of paper-based artifacts.  ...  We present ways of implementing model-driven prototyping for corporate software development.  ...  Hence, the role of prototyping must be extended and the visual expressiveness of prototypes must be anchored in corporate software specification processes. Fig. 1.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-92698-6_10 fatcat:cntcwwjexnbyjhbdl3te4d3ge4

Why use case specifications are hard to use in generating prototypes?

Ana Carolina Oran Rocha, Natasha Valentim, Gleison Santos, Tayana Conte
2019 IET Software  
The authors noted that 6 out of 25 (24%) defects in the UC specifications caused discrepancies in prototypes, 12 (48%) were corrected during the prototypes creation, and 7 (28%) were not propagated to  ...  Requirements communication is essential in software development projects since customer needs must be communicated to the development team clearly and effectively.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank all the participants in the empirical study and the researchers at the USES-UFAM research group for their valuable contributions in carrying out this study.  ... 
doi:10.1049/iet-sen.2018.5239 fatcat:2pzx3a7blvdkdjxzplbtdsvzvi

A frame-based domain-specific language for rapid prototyping of FPGA-based software-defined radios

Ganda Stephane Ouedraogo, Matthieu Gautier, Olivier Sentieys
2014 EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing  
At the current time, different proposals have defined, through software-based approaches, some efficient methods to prototype SDR waveforms in a processor-based running environment.  ...  The field-programmable gate array (FPGA) technology is expected to play a key role in the development of software-defined radio (SDR) platforms.  ...  The first approach consists in defining specific languages, (i.e., DSLs), which purpose is to simplify the prototyping process of an SDR waveform, that is to say the physical layer (PHY).  ... 
doi:10.1186/1687-6180-2014-164 fatcat:kc7tw2jfjjdrhk5ojnwjae4y7a


Kevin S. McCarter, Eugene Burris, George A. Milliken, Ernest L. Clawson, Hoi Yee Wong, Jeffrey L. Willers
2007 Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture  
This paper discusses the process of developing variable-rate treatment prescriptions and gives specifications for a prototype software system for implementing that process.  ...  In addition to these specifications we provide online access to source code for implementing the system in SAS.  ...  APPENDIX: Table Specifications Specifications for the relational tables used in the prototype software system described in this paper are given in this appendix.  ... 
doi:10.4148/2475-7772.1108 fatcat:7kevkagw2zce5jopphpvrkttky

Software platform dedicated for in-memory computing circuit evaluation

Maha Kooli, Henri-Pierre Charles, Clément Touzet, Bastien Giraud, Jean-Philippe Noël
2017 Proceedings of the 28th International Symposium on Rapid System Prototyping Shortening the Path from Specification to Prototype - RSP '17  
This paper presents a new software platform, co-developed by research teams with expertises in memory design, and software engineering and compilation aspects, to dimension and evaluate a novel In-Memory  ...  The two implementations are then compiled on the Low Level Virtual Machine (LLVM) and traced in order to evaluate their performance in terms of timing and energy consumption.  ...  We present a novel software platform to rapidly prototype the IMPACT system and dimension its circuit.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3130265.3130322 dblp:conf/rsp/KooliCTGN17 fatcat:meimfwvjq5b4ndpdktsedevmbe

Hardware/software co-design in the rapid prototyping of application-specific signal processors methodology

W.B. Schaming
Proceedings VHDL International Users' Forum. Fall Conference  
The Rapid Prototyping of Application-Specific Signal Processors (RASSP) program is focused on speeding up the design and reducing the cost of signal processing systems.  ...  This paper describes the generic Hardware/Software Codesign process developed under RASSP and provides an application example to highlight its use in the signal processing domain.  ...  The various levels of the virtual prototype of the SAR system were used in a hierarchical fashion to quickly assess design risks involved in integrating the hardware and software elements and minimize  ... 
doi:10.1109/viuf.1997.623956 fatcat:a5qzwj73cjfmxhmpfnlvxehedi

Aspects of system modelling in Hardware/Software partitioning

P. Voigt Knudsen, J. Madsen
Proceedings Seventh IEEE International Workshop on Rapid System Prototyping. Shortening the Path from Specification to Prototype  
This paper addresses fundamental aspects of system modelling and partitioning algorithms an the area of Hardware/Software Codesign.  ...  , software execution acceleration and hardware emulation and prototyping [8] .  ...  Within model 1 and 2 it will therefore be placed in software.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iwrsp.1996.506721 dblp:conf/rsp/KnudsenM96 fatcat:luxd2rybrnh6dl4jdd4d44pd4y

Prototyping, Domain Specific Language, and Testing

Liguo Yu
2008 Engineering Letters  
This prototyping-based testing model is then used in a case study to show how domain specific languages can be used to support prototyping-based testing.  ...  In this model, testing of the product is performed against the prototype in every phase of software development.  ...  prototype in every phase of software development.  ... 
dblp:journals/engl/Yu08 fatcat:j3tll7xsezfirdoox45ibuonju

Page 144 of University Computing : The Bulletin of the IUCC Vol. 11, Issue 3 [page]

1989 University Computing : The Bulletin of the IUCC  
A considerable in- crease in the use of AI languages, tools, environ- ments, and shells as prototyping tools is occurring within software engineering.  ...  Focusing the software process on the development of very-high-level specifications separates the imple- mentation of the problem from its specification.  ... 

A Software Prototyping Framework and Methods for Supporting Human's Software Development Activities

Jennifer Z. Guan, Luqi
2003 International Conference on Software Engineering  
In this paper, we present a practical framework for software prototyping, addressing two types of threats for the software prototype that will occur during designer's prototype efforts.  ...  Several approaches to make the specification and prototype of the software requirement to be more accurate, complete, and consistent are proposed.  ...  In the prototype specification annotation, edges are allowed to have the same name in the same level or in different levels of the tree structure.  ... 
dblp:conf/icse/GuanL03 fatcat:wqwxalwjofd7flpj4hk67fehzi


2005 Issues in Information Systems  
The art of prototyping has evolved from the use of pen-and-paper layout charts to being the basis for Evolutionary Prototyping, a full methodology for developing software systems.  ...  This paper reviews the ways in which prototyping may be used in the system development life cycle and then presents examples of how prototyping can be infused into an undergraduate course in systems analysis  ...  USE OF PROTOTYPING IN SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT METHODOLOGIES Software development methodologies may be broadly thought of as those that are specification based and those that are prototype based [14, p. 177  ... 
doi:10.48009/1_iis_2005_10-14 fatcat:sa6twlkl7zcprnzsilqoy4fgw4

Prototype of a Decision Table Generation Tool from the Formal Specification

Tetsuro Katayama, Kenta Nishikawa, Yoshihiro Kita, Hisaaki Yamaba, Kentaro Aburada, Naonobu Okazaki
2015 Journal of Robotics, Networking and Artificial Life (JRNAL)  
We applied some general specifications to the prototype, in order to evaluate its usefulness. As a result, the prototype has improved the efficiency in test design with formal methods.  ...  This research has implemented a prototype of a decision table generation tool from the specification (the formal specification) described in a formal specification language.  ...  The formal methods are means for using strict specifications in each step in the software development process.  ... 
doi:10.2991/jrnal.2015.2.3.15 fatcat:ls6lkemvjjb5zgluygqof7c3di

Which Model is best for the Software Project? &quotA Comparative Analysis of Software Engineering Models"

Anand Kr.Shukla, Archana Saxena
2013 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Software development methodology (SDLC) in software engineering is a framework that is used to structure plan and control the process of developing an important system.  ...  Today all live in the era of computer technology. This paper also identity the basic problems in the spiral, waterfall, and iterative models. These models has own advantages and disadvantages.  ...  Prototype Model Prototyping model requi\re before development of actual Software so a well working prototype of the software system be built.  ... 
doi:10.5120/13290-0806 fatcat:e6gr6cnu2fehbmgup55orci6de

Reported effects of rapid prototyping on industrial software quality

V. Scott Gordon, James M. Bieman
1993 Software quality journal  
We examine 34 published and unpublished case studies of the use of rapid prototyping in "real world" software development. We identify common observations, unique events, and opinions.  ...  Empirical data is required to determine the effect of rapid prototyping on software quality.  ...  Software Quality Effects The sources describe the effect of prototyping on several aspects of software quality as summarized in Figure 3 .  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf00590438 fatcat:etoigkks7ffidgmrh5mnn342ty
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