Re: I need some help

From: JamBoi <jamboi_at_yahoo_dot_com>
Date: Tue Apr 26 2005 - 19:14:30 CDT

We in SV OVC have an expert on #2, so I'll forward this note to our


--- Ron Crane <> wrote:
> At Alan's request, I am writing a paper rebutting Prof. Shamos's
> recent
> paper that promotes DREs. I've got most of it in hand, but I need
> some
> help on three issues. Two of them should be easy for someone who
> knows,
> and one will require some work. I need all these by Thursday if
> possible. Here they are:
> 1. A few reliable cites for the proposition that flight-control
> software is subject to rigorous specification, implementation,
> review,
> and testing procedures.
> 2. A few reliable cites for the proposition that software used for
> major financial transactions (e.g. a bank's check-clearing system) is
> subject to tight standards (though probably not as tight as (1)).
> 3. I need someone who is well versed in OVC's system to read section
> 2.4 of Shamos's paper
> ( )
> and
> to write a technically solid rebuttal. Reward: naming as a co-author.
> Thanks!
> -Ron


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