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Ada and Beyond, Software Policies for the
Department of Defense; NRC, 1997

Reprinted with permission from "Ada and Beyond, Software Policies for the Department of Defense". Copyright 1997 by the National Academy of Sciences. Courtesy of the National Academy Press, Washington, D.C. This version includes hyperlinks added courtesy of Irvine Compiler Corp. Additional titles in the computer sciences are available from the National Academy Press website.







Ada and Beyond
Software Policies
for the Department
of Defense



Committee on the Past and Present Contexts for the Use of Ada in the
Department of Defense

Computer Science and Telecommunications Board

Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications

National Research Council



NATIONAL ACADEMY PRESS
Washington, D.C. 1997


Contents

Title Page
Preface
Contents
Executive Summary
Chapter 1 THE CHANGING CONTEXT FOR DOD SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT
Chapter 2 SOFTWARE ENGINEERING AND THE ROLE OF ADA IN DOD SYSTEMS
Chapter 3 DOD SOFTWARE POLICY: ANALYSIS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Chapter 4 IMPLEMENTATION OF RECOMMENDED DOD SOFTWARE POLICY
Chapter 5 IMPLEMENTATION OF RECOMMENDED STRATEGY FOR INVESTMENT IN ADA
Bibliography
Appendix A DOD Draft Software Management Policy Directive with Further Modifications Suggested by the Committee
Appendix B Technical Descriptions of Ada and Other Third-Generation Programming Languages
Appendix C Glossary
Appendix D Detailed Comparisons of Ada and Other Third-Generation Programming Languages
Appendix E Briefings and Position Papers Received by the Committee

National Research Council: Ada & Beyond
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