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METHODOLOGY DEVELOPMENT FOR VERIFICATION OF FLIGHT CRITICAL SYSTEMS SOFTWARE

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
10195
Program Year/Program:
1989 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
10195
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Sparta, Inc.
23041 Avenida De La Carlota, Suite 325 Laguna Hills, CA 92653
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1989
Title: METHODOLOGY DEVELOPMENT FOR VERIFICATION OF FLIGHT CRITICAL SYSTEMS SOFTWARE
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,954.00
 

Abstract:

THE OBJECTIVE OF THE PROPOSED INNOVATION IS TO DEVELOP AN ENVIRONMENT WHICH SPECIFICALLY ADDRESSES THE TECHNOLOGY NEEDS OF HIGHLY INTEGRATED, FLIGHT CRITICAL SYSTEMS, LIKE THE VEHICLE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (VMS), INCLUDING ARCHITECTURE DESIGN AND SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS AND DESIGN. THE ENVIRONMENT INCLUDES SEVERAL PROMISING AND INNOVATIVE METHODS FOR: A) QUANTITATIVELY ASSESSING THE QUALITY OF THE SYSTEM ARCHIETECTURE BY TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE COMPLEXITY OF THE EMBEDDED SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS AND DESIGN; B) ASSESSING THE SYSTEM REAL TIME PERFORMANCE BY MEASURING THE COMPUTATIONAL LOADS OF THE DISTRIBUTED PROCESSORS, THE EXECUTION AND TRANSMISSION TIMES, THE LENGTH OF TASKS QUEUE AND OTHER DYNAMIC AND STATISTICAL PARAMETERS; C) EVALUATING THE ADEQUACY OF THE TIME DISTRIBUTION OF COMPUTATIONAL AND TRANSPORT DELAYS AND VERIFYING THAT MAXIMUM DELAYS WHICH CAN DEVELOP DO NOT EXCEED VALUES BEYOND WHICH PERFORMANCE DEGRADATION MAY OCCUR; AND D) DEMONSTRATING THAT PARTITIONING IS ACHIEVED AMONG FUNCTIONS WITH DIFFERENT LEVELS OF CRITICALITY.

Principal Investigator:

Dr Pio Defeo
7147688161

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Sparta Inc
23041 De La Carlota - Ste 400 Laguna Hills, CA 92653

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No