Workshop Goals

Over the last 15 years, the series of the International Workshop on Real-Time Ada Issues have provided focus for identifying issues with Ada 83 and 95; for proposing solutions to those problems; and for evaluating proposed changes to the language standard.

Since the standardization of Ada 95, the IRTAW series have assisted in the review of the real-time related chapters of the Guide for the Use of the Ada Programming Language for High Integrity Systems (ISO/IEC TR 15942:2000) and have developed and promoted the Ravenscar Tasking Profile.

With the advent of Java and the development of Real Time Specification for Java, the Workshop has begun to consider the integration of embedded Ada and Java systems, and their interoperability.

In keeping with this tradition, the goals of IRTAW-12 will be to: