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CASCON
1997
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An architectural approach to building systems from COTS software components
As software systems become increasingly complex to build developers are turning more and more to integrating pre-built components from third party developers into their systems. T...
Mark R. Vigder, John C. Dean
SOQUA
2004
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Safety Assessment of Systems Embedded with COTS Components by PIP technique
: The difficulties to assess reliability of systems that use COTS components are sometimes compounded by the inaccessibility of some COTS codes. This paper develops an approach of ...
Luping Chen, John H. R. May
SERP
2004
10 years 1 months ago
COTS-Aware Requirements Engineering and Software Architecting
At the heart of a well-disciplined, systematic methodology that explicitly supports the use of COTS components is a clearly defined process for effectively using components that m...
Lawrence Chung, Kendra Cooper
APPINF
2003
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C-QM: A Practical Quality Model for Evaluating COTS Components
A commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) component is an implementation of common functionality among family members, where an in-house component implements an organization-specific func...
Soo Dong Kim, Ji Hwan Park
CSREAESA
2006
10 years 1 months ago
Reliable Management Services for COTS-based Space Systems and Applications
Hybrid spacecraft processing platforms that combine radiation-hardened components with commercialgrade COTS components have the potential to dramatically improve performance while ...
Ian A. Troxel, Eric Grobelny, Grzegorz Cieslewski,...
IPPS
2000
IEEE
10 years 4 months ago
Are COTS Suitable for Building Distributed Fault-Tolerant Hard Real-Time Systems?
For economic reasons, a new trend in the development of distributed hard real-time systems is to rely on the use of CommercialO -The-Shelf cots hardware and operating systems. As...
Pascal Chevochot, Antoine Colin, David Decotigny, ...
WER
2001
Springer
10 years 4 months ago
Analysing the Tradeoffs Among Requirements, Architectures and COTS Components
The development of software systems from already built COTS components has been motivated by the prospect of reduced cost and development time. However, developing COTS-based syst...
Carina Alves, João Bosco Pinto Filho, Jaels...
ICSE
2003
IEEE-ACM
10 years 5 months ago
A Dependable Architecture for COTS-Based Software Systems Using Protective Wrappers
Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software components are built to be used as black boxes that cannot be modified. The specific context in which these COTS components are employed is...
Paulo Asterio de Castro Guerra, Cecília M. ...
ICCBSS
2005
Springer
10 years 5 months ago
On Goal-Oriented COTS Taxonomies Construction
This paper proposes the adoption of a goal-based method called GBRAM for facilitating the process of building taxonomies of COTS components. Since GBRAM was defined in a different ...
Claudia P. Ayala, Pere Botella, Xavier Franch
ICCBSS
2005
Springer
10 years 5 months ago
Using Goals and Quality Models to Support the Matching Analysis During COTS Selection
The selection process is a crucial activity of the development of COTS-based systems. A key step of the evaluation of COTS components carried out during selection is the matching b...
Carina Alves, Xavier Franch, Juan Pablo Carvallo, ...
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