Accession Number : ADA312218

Title :   Validation Testing System: Reusable Software Component Design.

Corporate Author : NATIONAL INST OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY GAITHERSBURG MD

Personal Author(s) : Morris, Katherine C. ; Sauder, David ; Ressler, Sandy

PDF Url : ADA312218

Report Date : OCT 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 39

Abstract : Data sharing is a difficult problem with a variety of issues. There is a need to share data across multiple enterprises, different hardware platforms, different data storage paradigms, and a variety of network architectures. The ISO Standard for the Exchange of Product Model Data (STEP) addresses this need by providing information models which clearly and unambiguously describe data The validity of these information models is essential for success in sharing data in a highly automated business environment. The design of software, which supports the testing of information models for validity and correctness, is described in this document. This design follows requirements and an architecture described in previously published Validation Testing System (VTS) project documents. The collection of these documents provides a basis for software development within the National PDES Testbed. The Testbed is used to validate information models for STEP. The scope of this document is limited to the design of those components of VTS software scheduled for development in the initial phase of the project

Descriptors :   *SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, *VALIDATION, *REUSABLE EQUIPMENT, TEST AND EVALUATION, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, COMMERCE, AUTOMATION, DATA MANAGEMENT, MODELS, NETWORKS, SHARING, DATA STORAGE SYSTEMS, ARCHITECTURE.

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE