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 TRI-Ada '91 (2of5) Conference Information - Tutorial Descriptions

                       Ada:  Today's Accomplishments;
                             Tomorrow's Expectations

            UPDATED PROGRAM - UPDATED PROGRAM - UPDATED PROGRAM

                                TRI-Ada '91
                         San Jose Convention Center
                            San Jose, California
                            October 21-25, 1991

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INTRODUCTION TO ADA [Full-1]
Dean Gonzalez, Independent Educator
Introduction  to  the  key  features  of  Ada  and  how  they can aid in the
development of quality software.  Discussion of Ada  features  that  can  be
exploited   for  implementation  validation,  object-oriented  methods,  and
software components.

For: Software professionals,  at  technical  or  management  level,  with  a
background in any high-level programming language.
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ADA:  PLUGGING IN THE POWER TOOL [Full-2]
Philippe Kruchten, Rational
Discussion  of  the largely under-used features of Ada and how their use can
be promoted by extended training and  the  development  of  Ada  design  and
coding standards.

For:    Technical managers, Ada educators, and software engineers who have a
general knowledge of Ada.
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DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE ADA REAL TIME SYSTEMS USING HOOD [Full-3]
Maurice Heitz, CISI Ingenierie
Overview of the Hierarchical Object Oriented Design (HOOD) method and how it
is  used  for  the  development  of  real-time  and distributed Ada systems.
Presentation  of  experiments  on  how  the  method  can  be   extended   by
incorporating formalisms and annotations.

For:  Software engineers, educators, as well as project managers of in large
Ada developments.
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FORMAL METHODS:  ANNA [Full-4]
Sriram Sankar and David Luckham, Stanford University  Program  Analysis  and
Verification Group
Comprehensive  overview  of  ANNA (Annotations for Ada), a language allowing
formal  assertions  in  Ada  programs.    Description  of  the  toolset  and
application techniques for use during all phases of the software development
lifecycle.

For:  Those with reasonable experience using Ada, though attendees need  not
be formal methods experts.
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TAILORING AN ADA RUN-TIME SYSTEM [Half-5a]
Keith Hines, Motorola, Inc
Presentation  of  all information necessary to tailor an Ada run-time system
to a custom hardware  architecture  and  insights  into  multiple  tailoring
methods.

For: Anyone with a working knowledge of Ada who needs to know more about Ada
run-time systems.
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ADA REAL-TIME DESIGN CASE STUDY [Half-5b]
Mark Borger, Marilyn Keller, TeleSoft
Case study to develop attendees' ability to  make  informed  decisions  when
addressing real-time Ada application requirements.  Investigation of various
real-time Ada design  and  implementation  tradeoffs  by  comparing  an  Ada
tasking  solution  to a second Ada solution that is based on using real-time
executive primitives.

For:  Real-time application designers and developers  with  Ada  experience,
and technical managers of Ada real-time projects.
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ADA/X PROGRAMMING INTERFACE [Full-6]
Robert Smith, Jr. Timothy Schreyer, Unisys
Overview  of  the  X  Window system client/server architecture including the
layered components of X. Discussion of the X server and protocol,  the  Xlib
interface, toolkit intrinsics, and widget sets.

For:   Anyone with reasonable Ada experience; no prior experience with the X
Window System in C or Ada required.
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MEASURING AND IMPROVING SOFTWARE PROCESS MATURITY [Full-7]
Judah Mogilensky, Contel Federal Systems
Presentation of the Software  Engineering  Institute's  Software  Capability
Maturity  Model and its use in software process assessments and evaluations.
Discussion of the five maturity levels, differences between assessments  and
evaluations,  and  of  the  factors  critical  to  making  software  process
improvement happen in organizations.

For: Those wanting  to  improve  the  software  process  maturity  in  their
organizations.
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TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN A SOFTWARE ENVIRONMENT [Half-8a]
Robert Schaller, Martin Marietta Information Systems Group
Exploration of the origins of TQM - what TQM is; what it is not.  Discussion
of success  stories,  implementation  methodologies,  and  the  relationship
between TQM and the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

For:    Those  who  want  to  learn  more about TQM and how it fits into the
software development environment.
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SOFTWARE PROJECT RISK MANAGEMENT [Half-8b]
Richard Fairley, Software Engineering Management Associates, Inc
Discussion of how risk management results  in  increased  quality,  improved
productivity,   and  predictability  of  outcome  for  software  development
projects.   Presentation  of  a  systematic  approach  to  risk  management,
focusing on trade-offs among budget, technical issues, and quality.

For:  Those  who  want to apply risk management techniques to their software
projects.
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ADA FOR THE HANDICAPPED [Full-9]
Jolie Mason, Unisys
Hands-on  presentation  of  new  techniques  for  working  with  Ada,   with
sufficient  hardware  and software for each attendee to experiment using the
techniques taught.

For: Handicapped practitioners and would-be practitioners of Ada.

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