Accession Number : AD0907130

Title :   TMDE Task 05, Information Dynamics, MAIDS Technical Report. Language Design Study for Automatic Test Equipment.

Descriptive Note : Technical interim research study,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS COMPUTER ASSOCIATES INC WAKEFIELD

Personal Author(s) : Muntz, C. ; Loveman, D. ; Myszewski, M. ; Sattley, K.

Report Date : DEC 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 38

Abstract : This report is concerned with the design of a Test Procedure Oriented Higher Level Language for Automatic Test Equipment. The report evaluates various test procedure languages and in particular the ATLAS (Abbreviated Test Language for Avionics Systems). The test language is discussed relative to human factors, program validation and algorithm specification requirements.

Descriptors :   *PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES, *TEST SETS, *COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, TEST EQUIPMENT, CHECKOUT PROCEDURES, AUTOMATION, ALGORITHMS, HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, ENGINEERS, TRANSFER OF TRAINING, ADAPTIVE SYSTEMS, SYNTAX, ERRORS, DETECTION, SPECIFICATIONS.

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE