Paul Parkinson


Publications

I have written a number of conference papers, technical white papers, case studies, application notes, and journal articles. These are listed by category below, with references and links to source on external websites where appropriate. To view all publications in chronological order instead, click here.

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Conference Papers

"Development and Certification of a Safety-Critical Avionics Touch Screen Display using Open Standards",
(co-authored with David Randall, Presagis and David Speed, AgustaWestland),
22nd Safety-critical Systems Symposium, Brighton, UK, 5-7th February 2014.
URL http://www.amazon.co.uk/Addressing-Systems-Safety-Challenges-Safety-critical/dp/1491263644
"Use of ARINC 653 and ARINC 661 in Developing a Touch Screen Avionics Display",
(co-authored with David Randall, Presagis),
Avionics Europe, Munich, 20-21 February 2013.
URL http://www.avionics-event.com
Download PDF "A Secure Virtualisation Approach to support Multi-Level Secure Systems,
Software Reuse and Incremental Certification"
,
Avionics Europe, Munich, 21-22 March 2012.
URL http://www.avionics-event.com/index.html
Download PDF "Safety, Security and Multicore",
Proceedings of Nineteenth Safety-Critical Systems Symposium, 8-10 February 2011.
URL http://www.springer.com/computer/security+and+cryptology/book/978-0-85729-132-5 (full proceedings)
URL http://www.springerlink.com/content/w2751nx7l28mj35r/ (paper only)
Download PDF "Security Challenges in UAV Development",
(co-authored with Chris Constantinides, Wind River),
27th Digital Avionics Systems Conference, 26-30th October 2008. © Copyright IEEE.
URL http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=4702757 (login required for full text).
Download PDF "The Challenges and Advances in COTS Software for Avionics Systems",
IET Seminar: The Pros and Cons of Using COTS Components in Aviation Applications,
London, 4th September 2007.
URL http://www.theiet.org/events/2007/13339.cfm
"Safe & Secure Software Design for Unmanned Air Vehicles",
Wind River Worldwide User Conference, Orlando, May 2006.
"Device Software Optimisation for Ada 2005 Mixed Language Development",
Wind River Worldwide User Conference, Orlando, May 2006.
Download PDF "When UAVs go to War: Designing Secure Systems & Software",
(co-authored with Brian Taylor, OEM Partnership Ltd)
Unmanned Systems International conference, AUVSI, London, 8-9th September 2005.
"SAR & ISTAR System Development with Reconfigurable FPGAs",
(co-authored with Brian Taylor, OEM Partnership Ltd)
SLAR/SAR Steering Comittee, Britannia Royal Naval College, 10th September 2003.
Download PDF "High Integrity Systems Development for Integrated Modular Avionics using VxWorks & GNAT", (co-authored with Franco Gasperoni, ACT Europe),
7th International Conference on Reliable Software Technologies, Ada-Europe 2002.
URL http://www.springerlink.com/content/xdvkr9k03ddpg8lu/

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Technical White Papers

"Safety, Security and Multi-Core",
Wind River white paper, April 2012 (registration required).
URL http://www.windriver.com/whitepapers/whitepaper.php?f=7878_Safety_Security_Multicore_WP_0412.pdf (PDF)
"High Assurance Systems Development Using the MILS Architecture",
(co-authored with Arlen Baker), Wind River white paper, November 2010 (registration required)
URL http://www.windriver.com/whitepapers/whitepaper.php?f=WP_high_assurance_systems_development_MILS_1110.pdf (PDF)
"Acheiving Naval Superiority with Software",
Wind River white paper, April 2008 (registration required)
URL http://www.windriver.com/whitepapers/whitepaper.php?f=6078_WP_Naval_Superiority_0408.pdf (PDF)
"Safety Critical Software Development for Integrated Modular Avionics"
(co-authored with Larry Kinnan), Wind River white paper, revised edition November 2007, previously published 2006, 2003 (registration required)
English version: URL http://www.windriver.com/whitepapers/whitepaper.php?f=safety-critical-sw-dev_wp-1107.pdf (PDF)
Russian version: URL http://www.vxworks.ru/rus_safety-critical-sw-dev_wp-1107.pdf

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Case Studies

"Case Study: AgustaWestland Helicopter Touch Screen Display",
Wind River website, April 2014.
URL http://www.windriver.com/customers/customer-success/documents/
AgustaWestland_Avionics_Case_Study.pdf
(PDF).
"Case Study: European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System",
Electronics Weekly website, 15th June 2010.
URL http://www.electronicsweekly.com/Articles/2010/06/15/48847/case-study-european-geostationary-navigation-overlay-system.htm
Full article in PDF on Wind River website:
URL http://www.windriver.com/customers/customer-success/documents/CS_EGNOS_v2_0610.pdf
"Case Study: Ultra Datel Safety-Critical Upgrade Using COTS", (co-authored with
Mark James, LDRA and Tom Roberts, Ultra Datel), Wind River website, December 2009.
URL http://www.windriver.com/customers/customer-success/documents/CS_UltraDatel_1209.pdf (PDF).
"Case Study: VxWorks powers Thales Astute-Class submarine periscope",
Wind River website, June 2008,
URL http://www.windriver.com/customers/customer-success/documents/SS_Thales_0608.pdf (PDF).
"Case Study: Development of the Tornado Advanced Radar Display Information System (TARDIS)", Wind River website, June 2008.
URL http://www.windriver.com/customers/customer-success/documents/BAE_Systems_TARDIS_0608r.pdf (PDF).

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Application Notes

"Using Large VxWorks Cert 6.6.2 Images (CW SVME-183 board and kernel images greater than 32Mbytes)",
AppNote-545, Wind River Online Support (login required).
URL https://support.windriver.com/olsPortal/download?docId=48082 (PDF)
"Coverage Analysis integration with IBM Rational Rhapsody",
AppNote-344, Wind River Online Support (login required).
URL https://portal.windriver.com/windsurf/appnotes/platforms/gpp/AppNote-344.pdf (PDF)
"GNAT Ada & VxWorks Tasks - Understanding GNAT Ada task states under VxWorks 5.5",
AppNote-222, Wind River Online Support (login required).
URL https://support.windriver.com/olsPortal/download?docId=1863 (PDF).
"ROM-based VxWorks 5.5 Ada Applications - Creating rommable VxWorks & GNAT applications with Tornado 2.2", AppNote-221, Wind River Online Support (login required).
URL https://support.windriver.com/olsPortal/download?docId=1978 (PDF).
"ROM-based VxWorks Ada Applications - Booting VxWorks & GNAT applications from ROM", AppNote-140, Wind River Online Support (login required).
URL https://support.windriver.com/olsPortal/download?docId=1999 (PDF)

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Journal Articles

"MILS architecture yields high assurance systems - Part 2",
EE Times website, 17th August 2011.
URL http://www.eetimes.com/design/military-aerospace-design/4218855/MILS-Architecture-Yields-High-Assurance-Systems---Part-2
"MILS architecture simplifies design of high assurance systems - Part 1",
EE Times website, 11th August 2011.
URL http://www.eetimes.com/design/military-aerospace-design/4218694/MILS-architecture-simplifies-design-of-high-assurance-systems-Part-1
"Acheiving Naval Superiority with Software",
p10-11, Components in Electronics, March 2011.
URL http://62.128.151.219/A1rewi/CIEMarch2011/resources/10.htm (requires flash player)
"Aces High",
p10, Components in Electronics, November 2010.
URL http://www.cieonline.co.uk/news/fullstory.php/aid/2588/Aces_high.html
"Rise of the Machines",
Volume 12, Issue 2, Battlespace C4ISTAR Technologies, July 2010.
URL http://www.battle-technology.com/this_issue09.asp">
"Robotar tar over i forsarvaret",
Electronik i Norden, pp43-45, April 2010 (in Swedish).
URL http://www.webbkampanj.com/ein/1004/?page=43&mode=50&noConflict=1
"Rise of the Machines", pp68-70, Issue 48, Defence Management Journal, Spring 2010.
URL http://www.defencemanagement.com/article.asp?id=420&content_name=Modernising%20Defence&article=14153.
"Time of The Machines",
pp16-18, New Tech Military magazine, Israel, March-April 2010 (in Hebrew).
"The Rise of the Machines", Mil Aero Command Post, 10th December 2009.
URL http://community.mae.pennnet.com/forum/topics/the-rise-of-the-machines.
"The Best Offense: Defense",
pp50-51, New Tech Military magazine, Israel, Sep-Oct 2009 (in Hebrew).
"Building Cyber Security Defences", p12, Digital Battlespace, Oct-Nov 2009.
URL http://mags.shephard.co.uk/Digital_Battlespace/2009/DB%20October-November%202009/pageflip.html.
"Evaluating Cyber Security", p12, Digital Battlespace, Aug-Sep 2009.
URL http://mags.shephard.co.uk/Digital_Battlespace/2009/DB%20Aug-Sep%202009/pageflip.html.
"Building Cyber Security Defences with the MILS architecture",
pp22-23, New Tech Military magazine, Israel, Jul-Aug 2009 (in Hebrew).
"Avionics: Security challenges in unmanned vehicle development",
Electronics Weekly, online article, 19th July 2009.
URL http://www.electronicsweekly.com/Articles/2009/07/17/46533/avionics-security-challenges-in-unmanned-vehicle-development.htm.
"Sakerhetsutmanigar inom UAV-utveckling",
Electronik i Norden, pp49-50, March 2009 (in Swedish).
URL http://www.webbkampanj.com/ein/0904/?page=1&mode=50&noConflict=1
"ISTAR Data Overload", p20, Digital Battlespace, Feb-Mar 2009.
"Security challenges in UAV development". Electronic Product Design, 18th December 2008.
URL http://www.epdonthenet.net/article.aspx?ArticleID=21348&SectionID=73.
"An Astute Application", p28, Digital Battlespace, November 2008.
"Military case study: VxWorks powers Thales' Astute-Class submarine periscope", Electronics Weekly, 25th November 2008.
URL http://www.electronicsweekly.com/Articles/2008/11/25/45000/military-case-study-vxworks-powers-thales-astute-class-submarine-periscope.htm
"Achieving Naval Superiority with Software",
Embedded Control Europe, September 2008.
URL http://www.embedded-know-how.com/tools-a-software-main/articles-a-white-papers/article/tools-software/49-articles-white-papers/67-achieving-naval-superiority-with-software.html (login required).
"Security in the Skies", pp19-20, New Electronics, 9th September 2008.
URL http://www.newelectronics.co.uk/articles/15265/Security%20in%20the%20skies.pdf (PDF).
"Security Challenges in UAV Development",
pp24-26, Embedded Control Europe, pp6-9, August 2008.
"Astute Thinking", Defence Director, July 2008.
"Security Challenges in UAV Development",
pp24-26, Battlespace C4ISTAR Technologies, Volume 11 - Issue 4, July 2008.
"Achieving Naval Superiority with Software",
Technologies Magazine (Israel), May 2008 (in Hebrew).
"A Digital Battlespace", pp76-78, Issue 41, Defence Management Journal, May 2008.
"Il Futuro e Degli 'unmanned'", pp46-49, Tecnologia & Difesa, April 2008 (in Italian).
URL http://www.avia-it.com/act/editoriali/Editoriali_giugno_2008/23_Il_futuro_%C3%A8.pdf (PDF).
"Achieving Naval Superiority with Software", Wind River white paper, April 2008.
URL http://www.windriver.com/whitepapers/whitepaper.php?f=6078_WP_Naval_Superiority_0408.pdf (PDF, requires registration)
"Reconfiguring the Battlespace", Xcell Journal, Issue 64, April 2008.
URL http://www.xilinx.com/publications/xcellonline/xcell_64/xc_pdf/p36-39_64-parkinson.pdf
"Cots-program som ger full sakerhet", Elektronik Tidningen, September 2007.
Swedish language: URL http://www.etn.se/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=22684&Itemid=66
"The Future is Unmanned",
Defence Management Journal website, 16th July 2007.
URL http://www.defencemanagement.com/feature_story.asp?id=8019
"The Future is Unmanned",
Public Service website, 16th July 2007.
URL http://www.publicservice.co.uk/feature_story.asp?id=8019
"Putting COTS Back in the Box", (co-authored with Larry Kinnan, Wind River),
IET Electronics Systems & Software, December/January 2006-2007 p26-29.
URL http://scitation.aip.org/vsearch/servlet/VerityServlet?KEY=IEEDRL&possible1=Parkinson%2C+P.&possible1zone=author&maxdisp=25&smode=strresults&aqs=true (login required)
"Achieving Air Superiority", p19, Aerospace Manufacturing, November 2006.
"Safety Critical Software Development for Integrated Modular Avionics",
(co-authored with Larry Kinnan, Wind River) pp34-35, Boards & Solutions, November 2006.
URL http://www.embedded-control-europe.com/c_ece_knowhow/850/basnov06p34.pdf
"Troubleshooting at hand for the designer under pressure",
p42-43, Electronics Weekly, 8th November 2006.
"Achieving Superiority",
Dataweek Electronics & Communications Technology, November 2006.
URL http://dataweek.co.za/news.aspx?pklNewsId=23121&pklIssueId=603&pklCategoryID=37
"Open Avionics Software Architectures",
p44, Embedded System Engineering, September 2006.
URL http://www.esemagazine.com/pdf/download.php?file=ESE_September_06.pdf
"Finding Fault",
p39-40, New Electronics, 12th September 2006.
"Air Superiority", p83-84, Defence Management Journal. Issue 33 June 2006.
URL http://www.defencemanagement.com/feature_story.asp?id=5861
"Safety Critical Software Development for Integrated Modular Avionics",
(co-authored with Larry Kinnan, Wind River),
p6, Military & Aerospace Electronics Europe, April/May 2006.
"Device Software-Entwicklung mit mehreren Programmiersprachen",
Elektronic & Entwicklung, October 2005 (in German).
"The Challenges of Mixed Language Device Software Development",
(co-authored with Pauline Shulman, RTI), Boards & Solutions Magazine, April 2005.
"Putting the Pieces Together - The Promise of Mixed Language Programming",
Dedicated Systems Magazine, 2005 (co-authored with Pauline Shulman, RTI).
URL http://www.dedicated-systems.com/magazine/emagazine/fulltext/2005Q1_2.pdf
"The Challenges of Mixed Language Device Software Development",
RTC Magazine, November 2004 (co-authored with Pauline Shulman, RTI).
URL http://www.rtcmagazine.com/home/article.php?id=100265
"Securing ISTAR Systems with Reconfigurable Technology",
(co-authored with Brian Taylor, OEM Partnership Ltd), online article,
Battlespace C4ISTAR Technologies, June 2004.
"Safety Critical Software Development for Integrated Modular Avionics",
pp42-44, Embedded Systems Engineering, November 2003
"Secure Networking for Avionics Systems", (co-authored with Paul Tingey, Wind River)
pp81-85, Defence Procurement Analysis, Summer 2003.
"Under the Wing - Safety Critical Avionics Software Development",
pp66-69, Defence Procurement Analysis, Winter 2002/2003.
"Developing IMA applications with COTS Open Architecture Solutions",
Military Technology, pp67-69, VOL 26 PART 5, 2002, Germany.
"COTS or Not?", pp20-24, Flight Deck International, November 2001.
"Developing IMA applications with COTS Open Architecture Solutions",
COTS Journal, September 2001
"Developing High Integrity Systems with VxWorks & Ada",
pp36-39, Electronik Praxis (Germany), 2 Oktober 2001.

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