October 26, 2004

PMFL


[Note: PMFL stands for “Program Monitoring and Fault Location.” It’s the group I was assigned to when I was working on CCS-MK2.]

Posted by James at October 26, 2004 12:47 AM
Create Social Bookmark Links
Comments

That reminds me of SWAG, our acronym at Thomson for estimates. Stupid Wild Ass Guess, I think...

Posted by: Mike at October 26, 2004 3:31 PM

It's actually Performance Monitoring and Fault Localization, most widely attributed to the Draper corporation's contribution to the Seawolf submarine, but I worked on PMFL applications for GE Aerospace prior to Seawolf. Also, the "S" in SWAG stands for Scientific.

Posted by: Malcolm at January 13, 2005 3:14 PM

Of course! "Location" is too short a word. I forgot about how things work in that world.

Posted by: James at January 13, 2005 4:28 PM

Copyright © 1999-2007 James P. Burke. All Rights Reserved