Statecharts - Graphic Computer Language

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Prof. David Harel
Prof. David Harel studied ways to program computer systems based on the use of visual structures.


Harel’s research led to Statecharts, a revolutionary graphic computer language for the design of complex systems. Today, Statecharts is used around the world in the aircraft, automotive and chemical industries, and in communications systems. It also led to a new avenue of research for exploring living systems and is already being applied to study the immune system.