Project Partner Login
Home Mailen Drucken

WORKPLAN

The project started with the definition of the conceptual framework (WP1). The goal of this phase was to gather requirements, define the project scope, and to select an existing architecture description language (ADL) to be augmented with timing aspects. The state-of-the-art in timing modelling and analysis as well as in system modelling (esp. architecture description languages) was analysed, in order to clarify what is at the disposal of the project to solve the problem as well as to clearly identify alternative solution approaches. Furthermore, a common glossary was developed to ensure a consistent terminology across the project.
The conceptual framework was then realised by three parallel technical work packages:

Development of the timing-augmented description language (TADL) for the modelling of timing information (WP2);
Development of the methodology of how to apply the TADL (WP3); and
Conducting the validation to show the applicability of the language and the methodology (WP4).





The assessment and exploitation of the project results already started during the last phase of the three technical work packages. This enables an early integration and dissemination of project results. In order to spread the project results in industry, a Tool Board (WP5) was established. Tool providers and members of standardisation bodies are being informed about intermediate project results. The Specification of tools to support the methodology defined in the project are provided to external parties. In return, practitioners are invited to present actual tool features and give feedback to the project concepts. Moreover, the tool board investigates the capabilities and possible adaptation of existing tools to the new methodology. These activities are facilitated by the Open Workshops and a monthly newsletter to all interested parties.