Synchronous programming languages are optimized for programming reactive systems, systems that are often interrupted and must respond quickly. Many such systems are also called realtime systems.
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A set of tools for the specification, verification, and implementation of reactive systems. It includes a compiler for synchronous programs, a symbolic model checker, and a tool for hardware/software synthesis. Downloadable in binary form for Linux (i586).
Design Methods for Reactive Systems: Yourdon, Statemate, and the UML
R.J. Wieringa shows how techniques and approaches of 3 most popular design methods can be mixed in flexible, problem-driven way; more examples on companion website. [Morgan Kaufmann]
The Esterel Synchronous Programming Language: Design, Semantics, Implementation
Abstract on paper on reactive kernels making the central, hardest part of reactive systems; Esterel is not full language, it is a program generator used to program reactive kernels as YACC programs parsers from grammars. [ResearchIndex]
Graphical formalism (name of model, a syncChart is an instance) dedicated to reactive system modeling. Many features inherited from StateCharts, Argos. Brief introduction, related publications, distribution, downloads.
The Synchronous Group
Researches synchronous languages and reactive systems, team at Verimag laboratory, University of Grenoble, France. Presentation, people, research topics, language design, publications, tools.
Synchronous Programming Language
Growing article, with links to many related topics. Wikipedia.
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