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Software Process Improvement in Multimodel Environments

Andre Ferreira, Ricardo Machado
2009 2009 Fourth International Conference on Software Engineering Advances  
Process improvement models are used to improve product quality. In recent years the combination of different improvement models is increasing.  ...  The main challenge in these environments is the interoperability of chosen models. An incorrect integration approach diminishes efficiency and effectiveness on applying these models.  ...  Primarily and related to software and related engineering technologies the Quality Attribute Workshop and the Attribute-Driven Design [27] will be studied.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icsea.2009.80 dblp:conf/icsea/FerreiraM09 fatcat:fxjorv5zrnds3pvnwk5gjdirdu

Defining and Validating a Multimodel Approach for Product Architecture Derivation and Improvement [chapter]

Javier González-Huerta, Emilio Insfrán, Silvia Abrahão
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Defining and validating a multimodel approach for product architecture derivation and improvement. En Model-Driven Engineering Languages and Systems. Springer. 388-404. Abstract.  ...  This paper presents a multimodel approach for quality-driven product architecture derivation and improvement (QuaDAI).  ...  contains the explicit representation of the design decisions realized by the different model transformation processes that integrate the production plan for a model-driven SPL (see Fig. 1 bottom right  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-41533-3_24 fatcat:vinymfzxmfdejckgdy2jcb3mfu

Accounting for three sources of uncertainty in ensemble hydrological forecasting

A. Thiboult, F. Anctil, M.-A. Boucher
2015 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions  
Seeking for more accuracy and reliability, the hydrometeorological community has developed several tools to decipher the different sources of uncertainty in relevant modeling processes.  ...  Moreover, the multimodel approach contributes to improve the general forecasting performance and prevents from falling into the model selection pitfall since models differ strongly in their ability.  ...  The authors also acknowledge financial support from the Chaire de recherche EDS en prévisions et actions hydrologiques and from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.  ... 
doi:10.5194/hessd-12-7179-2015 fatcat:hav2djwohnh7xo5tvl7xccbesa

Accounting for three sources of uncertainty in ensemble hydrological forecasting

Antoine Thiboult, François Anctil, Marie-Amélie Boucher
2016 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences  
Moreover, the multimodel approach contributes to improving the general forecasting performance and prevents this performance from falling into the model selection pitfall since models differ strongly in  ...  This study aims to untangle the sources of uncertainty by studying the combination of these tools and assessing their respective contribution to the overall forecast quality.  ...  The authors also acknowledge financial support from the Chaire de recherche EDS en prévisions et actions hydrologiques and from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.  ... 
doi:10.5194/hess-20-1809-2016 fatcat:jzdosxol3zelhdibufzdzfifvi

Non-Functional Requirements Research: Survey

Harsimran Kaur, Dr. Ashish Sharma
2014 International Journal of Science and Engineering Applications  
Mostly NFR Literature has considered only for key challenges and issues related to NFR. In context of such a need a roadmap for important issues is required.  ...  In this paper survey has been presented on interesting ongoing work in the field of non functional requirements and tried to figure out the approaches and methods that are suggested in literature to deal  ...  making quality assessments.  ... 
doi:10.7753/ijsea0306.1003 fatcat:j3wnwzisdvc5xbn33hdmusetwu

Validating a model-driven software architecture evaluation and improvement method: A family of experiments

Javier Gonzalez-Huerta, Emilio Insfran, Silvia Abrahão, Giuseppe Scanniello
2015 Information and Software Technology  
These issues have motivated us to propose QuaDAI, a method for the derivation, evaluation and improvement of software architectures in model-driven SPL development.  ...  Validating a model-driven software architecture evaluation and improvement method: A family of experiments. Information and Software Technology. 57:405-429.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank all the participants in the experiments for their selfless involvement in this research.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.infsof.2014.05.018 fatcat:4owukntozbbwdk732dknrmopre

Optimization of groupoil refineries on the example of production of alkyl gasoline regarding technological process of sulphuric acid alkylation

R A Khakimov, N S Shcherbo
2019 IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering  
A modified method is proposed in the form of a multi-model approach and decomposition of the original optimization problem into local ones with a sequential solution.  ...  The article describes the task of optimizing the process of sulfuric acid alkylation as part of a group of plants for the production of alkyl benzine.  ...  For assessment of quality of model, it is used statistical metrics, namely:  RMSE.  Correlation coefficient.  The given mistake. Assessment of accuracy of model is presented in table 2.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1757-899x/537/3/032105 fatcat:xg347wrrmveyjamvmubepgieie

An Overview of CMIP5 and the Experiment Design

Karl E. Taylor, Ronald J. Stouffer, Gerald A. Meehl
2012 Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS)  
The fifth phase of the Climate Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP5), now underway, promises to produce a freely available state-of-the-art multimodel dataset designed to advance our knowledge of climate  ...  There are many individuals who have contributed in substantive ways to the CMIP5 experiment design.  ...  CMIP5 will notably provide a multimodel context for 1) assessing the mechanisms responsible for model differences in poorly understood feedbacks associated with the carbon cycle and with clouds; 2) examining  ... 
doi:10.1175/bams-d-11-00094.1 fatcat:xhhvxo4kbrhtzovsm34nkfyzqy

The value of probabilistic prediction

Roberto Buizza
2008 Atmospheric Science Letters  
In turn, the uncertainties from the meteorological forcing are propagated into the streamflow forecasts when using the meteorological forecasts (i.e., the outputs from a Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP  ...  The main research goal of this dissertation is to develop, implement and verify a new regional hydrological ensemble prediction system (RHEPS), comprised by a numerical weather prediction (NWP) model,  ...  Alfonso Mejia, for his dedication, support, and invaluable guidance throughout my Ph.D. endeavor. It was highly motivating to work with  ... 
doi:10.1002/asl.170 fatcat:vosmrjardvg43mcqmb7gzsggia

ON DESIGN OF A COUPLING COMPONENT FOR PARALLEL MULTIMODELING

DALI WANG, MICHAEL HARMON, MICHAEL BERRY, LOUIS GROSS
2011 Advances in Complex Systems  
In this paper, authors first present the considerations in the course of design and implementation of a coupling component to support integrated parallel multimodeling.  ...  Then, authors use an integrated ecological modeling case, as a part of the Across Trophic Level System Simulation (ATLSS) for the ecological restoration projects in the Everglades of South Florida, to  ...  , Date library and Model engine.  ... 
doi:10.1142/s1793962311000554 fatcat:yddrofh3vfezzcwkgq3tznmbuu

Global urban signatures of phenotypic change in animal and plant populations

Marina Alberti, Cristian Correa, John M. Marzluff, Andrew P. Hendry, Eric P. Palkovacs, Kiyoko M. Gotanda, Victoria M. Hunt, Travis M. Apgar, Yuyu Zhou
2017 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
Might human-driven evolution lead to ecosystem change with consequences for human well-being within contemporary timescales (5, 6)?  ...  Through a metaanalysis of experimental and observational studies that report >1,600 phenotypic changes in many species across multiple regions, we investigated the emergence of distinct signatures of urban-driven  ...  MacArthur Foundation for partially supporting the study (Grant 14-106477-000-USP).  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.1606034114 pmid:28049817 pmcid:PMC5576774 fatcat:ukjln73kx5drliaozbt3sybxbm

Preface to the 6th International Workshop on Multi-Level Modelling (MULTI 2019)

Joao-Paolo Alemeida, Adrian Rutle, Manuel Wimmer
2019 2019 ACM/IEEE 22nd International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems Companion (MODELS-C)  
The poster Extending a UML and OCL Tool for Multi-Levels: Applications towards Model Quality Assessment by Doan and Gogolla shows how the USE tool can be extended to support multi-level modelling.  ...  The paper Applying Multi-Level Modeling to Data Integration in Product Line Engineering by Nesic and Nyberg describes how power-types can be used in product-lines to succinctly capture constraints such  ... 
doi:10.1109/models-c.2019.00015 dblp:conf/models/AlemeidaRW19 fatcat:kjshou3inrb7xfdww5rsjqwy3q

Towards Automated Analysis of Model-Driven Artifacts in Industry

Ramon Schiffelers, Yaping Luo, Josh Mengerink, Mark van den Brand
2018 Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development  
Multi-Disciplinary System Engineering (MDSE) ecosystems provide a means for this.  ...  We conclude with a number of future research directions. Schiffelers, R., Luo, Y., Mengerink, J. and Brand, M. Towards Automated Analysis of Model-Driven Artifacts in Industry.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors thank Jeroen Voeten, Wilbert Alberts, Sven Weber, Marc Hamilton and Rogier Wester for stimulating discussions and constructive feedback on earlier versions of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006749407430751 dblp:conf/modelsward/SchiffelersLMB18 fatcat:jz374ktrmjcjvfpma5x4p23ro4

Nitrogen and sulfur deposition on regional and global scales: A multimodel evaluation

F. Dentener, J. Drevet, J. F. Lamarque, I. Bey, B. Eickhout, A. M. Fiore, D. Hauglustaine, L. W. Horowitz, M. Krol, U. C. Kulshrestha, M. Lawrence, C. Galy-Lacaux (+25 others)
2006 Global Biogeochemical Cycles  
The models are driven by three emission scenarios: (1) current air quality legislation (CLE); (2) an optimistic case of the maximum emissions reductions currently technologically feasible (MFR); and (3  ...  ., et al. (2006), Nitrogen and sulfur deposition on regional and global scales: A multimodel evaluation, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 20, GB4003,  ...  We thank the scientists involved in the continuous collection and analysis of precipitation samples, work essential for this study. We thank Sergey A.  ... 
doi:10.1029/2005gb002672 fatcat:lylukxzvl5eftjevtvhda7c6h4

Med-CORDEX Initiative for Mediterranean Climate Studies

P. M. Ruti, S. Somot, F. Giorgi, C. Dubois, E. Flaounas, A. Obermann, A. Dell'Aquila, G. Pisacane, A. Harzallah, E. Lombardi, B. Ahrens, N. Akhtar (+41 others)
2016 Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS)  
The Med-CORDEX initiative is a unique framework in which the research community makes use of regional Earth system models to increase the reliability of past and future regional climate information.  ...  Model evaluation. This task will require the development of high-quality, finescale datasets suitable for the process-based assessments of the models.  ...  Figure 5 generalizes this result in a multimodel context.  ... 
doi:10.1175/bams-d-14-00176.1 fatcat:i2rjgni4srehnpebz54bg2cufa
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