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Strategies for Real-Time System Specification by Imtiaz A. Pirbhai, Derek J. Hatley

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Chapter 26. Automobile Management System

This example is derived in part from a problem used at the July 1985 STARS1 Methodology Conference in Colorado Springs as a basis for comparing several different development methods. The proponents of each method applied that method to the one problem, and presented their results at the conference for the attendees to evaluate.

1 STARS is an acronym for the Department of Defense’s “Software Technology for Adaptable, Reliable Systems.”

26.1 Problem Statement

An Automobile Management System is to be developed as an optional extra on some car models. The system is to take care of several routine operation and maintenance tasks, including

• cruise control

• average speed monitoring

• fuel consumption monitoring ...

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