HIGH EFFICIENCY ADA COMPILER

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 13526
Amount: $49,963.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1990
Solitcitation Year: N/A
Solitcitation Topic Code: N/A
Solitcitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Synetics Corp
540 Edgewater Dr, Wakefield, MA, 01880
Duns: N/A
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Richard W Heldt
 (617) 245-9090
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THIS PROJECT WILL INVESTIGATE THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING AN ADA COMPILER WHOSE OBJECT CODE IS BASED ON THE FORTH PROGRAMMING SYSTEM. THE PRINCIPAL ELEMENTS OF THE RUN-TIME SYSTEM WOULD INCLUDE THE USE OF THREADED CODE, A DUAL-STACK ARCHITECTURE, AND A TIGHTLY-COUPLED SET OF OPERATORS TO PERFORM BOTH SYSTEM AND APPLICATION FUNCTIONS. SUCH A COMPILER WOULD BE CAPABLE OF SUPPORTING EMBEDDED SYSTEMS WITH USEFUL CAPABILITY BY GENERATING SMALL, EFFICIENT EXECUTABLE IMAGES IN THE RANGE OF 16-64 KILOBYTES FOR THE COMPLETE SOFTWARE SYSTEM. MOREOVER, THE COMPILER WOULD BE EASILY ADAPTED TO GENERATE CODE FOR A NUMBER OF 8-16BIT MICROPROCESSORS.

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