Executable Specifications and Simulation

How often have you experienced the results of a simulation that didn’t align with your expectations? It’s happened to us all at some point, we design something and either handed it over to a “simulation team” or even performed the simulation ourselves, only to see the results that were not …

Exits the sequel, Now with Loops!

In my last post I discussed Exit Conditions, Exits and their impact on capturing the decisions your system is making. I made a good start on this topic, but to properly cover the topic I need to cover a little more theory on multiple exits, discuss loops, loop exits, and …

Two Sides of a Coin: Function v Operation A Short Story: Part I

The following tale is a fictional account of representative events. Any resemblance to actual events, persons or organizations is completely unintended. Technical details presented in the storyline are available academically and publicly. No government or proprietary information is disclosed. Lieutenant commander Luke Maxwell Ryan, USN, Retired was in a jolly …