Architectures for Adaptive Software Systems: 5th by Raffaela Mirandola, Ian Gorton, Christine Hofmeister

By Raffaela Mirandola, Ian Gorton, Christine Hofmeister

A lot of a software program architect’s existence is spent designing software program structures to satisfy a collection of caliber specifications. basic software program caliber attributes contain scalability, safety, functionality or reliability. caliber characteristic necessities are a part of an application’s non-functional specifications, which trap the various aspects of ways the sensible - quirements of an software are accomplished. realizing, modeling and continuously comparing caliber attributes all through a venture lifecycle are all complicated engineering projects whichcontinuetochallengethe softwareengineeringscienti ccommunity. whereas we look for enhanced techniques, equipment, formalisms and instruments which are usable in perform and will scale to giant structures, the complexity of the purposes that the so- ware is challenged to construct is ever expanding. therefore, as a study group, there's little chance for us to relaxation on our laurels, as our techniques that tackle new features of method complexity has to be deployed and proven. To this finish the fifth overseas convention at the caliber of software program Archit- tures (QoSA) 2009 inquisitive about architectures for adaptive software program platforms. sleek software program structures needs to frequently recon guretheir constitution and behaviour to reply to c- tinuous alterations in standards and of their execution setting. In those settings, caliber types are precious at an architectural point to lead systematic model-driven software program improvement thoughts by means of comparing the effect of competing architectural offerings.

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Relational algebra is used to specify inconsistency rules between the high-level and the low-level model. The software reflexion model has been successfully used to perform design conformance tests [16]. A semi-automated approach has been proposed which uses clustering techniques (see below) to support the user in the mapping activity [4,3]. In this work, we extend the Software Reflexion Model to fully automate this process for MDSD applications. Clustering for Architecture Recovery Clustering is a technique for finding groups of similar data elements in a large set of data.

We also thank the National Science Foundation. Although this work was not directly funded by NSF, it led to the CAREER award (number 0845789), which is pursuing research in the future work studies indicated above. References 1. : Cadena: An Integrated Development, Analysis, and Verification Environment for Component-based Systems. In: Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Software Engineering, Portland, OR, pp. 160–172 (May 2003) 2. : Partitioning Bin-Packing Algorithms for Distributed Real-time Systems.

However, as our results have indicated, further optimizations are possible by combining our technique with other design-, development-, run-time techniques, which merits further investigation. Additional investigations are also necessary to test our approach on larger DRE systems and different middleware platforms. • Our approach indicated improvements in latencies. Significant research remains to done to see how other QoS metrics can be improved as well. When multiple QoS metrics are considered together, simple heuristics may not work.

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