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Building trust into OO components using a genetic analogy

B. Baudry, Vu Le Hanh, J.-M. Jezequel, Y. Le Traon
Proceedings 11th International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering. ISSRE 2000  
This paper presents a method and a tool for building trustable OO components.  ...  Despite the growing interest for component-based systems, few works tackle the question of the trust we can bring into a component.  ...  The approach presented in this paper aims at providing a consistent framework for building trust into components.  ... 
doi:10.1109/issre.2000.885856 dblp:conf/issre/BaudryHJT00 fatcat:xairb3b75vazhp2f5ic6cajtni

Trustable Components: Yet Another Mutation-Based Approach [chapter]

Benoit Baudry, Vu Hanh, Jean-Marc Jézéquel, Yves Traon
2001 Mutation Testing for the New Century  
This paper presents the use of mutation analysis as the main qualification technique for: -estimating and automatically enhancing a test set (using genetic algorithms), -qualifying and improving a component's  ...  The methodology is based on an integrated design and test approach for OO software components.  ...  The approach presented in this paper aims at providing a consistent framework for building trust into components.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4757-5939-6_9 fatcat:jgtrjgk72bhpzksx5r5dnsgh6e

From genetic to bacteriological algorithms for mutation-based testing

Benoit Baudry, Franck Fleurey, Jean-Marc Jézéquel, Yves Le Traon
2005 Software testing, verification & reliability  
The optimization problem is modelled as follows: a test case can be considered as a predator while a mutant program is analogous to a prey.  ...  The level of confidence in a software component is often linked to the quality of its test cases.  ...  In [6] , a testing-for-trust methodology was proposed, based on an integrated design and test approach for OO software components, particularly adapted to a design-by-contract approach, where the specification  ... 
doi:10.1002/stvr.313 fatcat:ljy7huhf2jbgzb3otqovmy77kq

Learning to See Analogies: A Connectionist Exploration [article]

Douglas S. Blank
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The network is trained to divide input scenes (or situations) into appropriate figure and ground components.  ...  This approach stands in contrast to most existing research on analogy-making, in which typically the a priori existence of analogical mechanisms within a model is assumed.  ...  We need to develop the tools that allow us to indirectly build representations.  ... 
arXiv:2001.06668v1 fatcat:knvij46pqvcj5hsxxrvxiav5lq

Agrobiodiversity on the agenda

Franziska Wolff
2008 elni Review  
Agricultural biodiversity, or 'agrobiodiversity', as an important component of biological diversity, however, remains an unknown quantity for most people.  ...  With the 9th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity's coming up, the debate on biodiversity is spilling over from the circles of the 'usual suspects' to a broader  ...  While some programme support is expected from FAO, both state and private contributions into a Trust Account are voluntary and concrete promises on additional and obligatory international funding were  ... 
doi:10.46850/elni.2008.001 fatcat:jwr7qwpmnvfp5bargk4yjku5oa

The ROADMAP Meta-model for Intelligent Adaptive Multi-agent Systems in Open Environments [chapter]

Thomas Juan, Leon Sterling
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, we introduce the ROADMAP meta-model, designed to describe intelligent adaptive systems in open environments, using agent concepts such as roles.  ...  The meta-model does not solve specific engineering problems, but provides a clean high-level structure where engineering issues can be grouped and classified.  ...  The first author acknowledges support from a part studentship from the Smart Internet Cooperative Research Centre.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-24620-6_4 fatcat:f6hxyf25wzb2laf35r4gowmvpm

Lineage-Specific Genome Architecture Links Enhancers and Non-coding Disease Variants to Target Gene Promoters

Biola M. Javierre, Oliver S. Burren, Steven P. Wilder, Roman Kreuzhuber, Steven M. Hill, Sven Sewitz, Jonathan Cairns, Steven W. Wingett, Csilla Várnai, Michiel J. Thiecke, Frances Burden, Samantha Farrow (+27 others)
2016 Cell  
Principal component analysis was performed using the prcomp function in R. Definition of Specificity Scores Consider a set of cell types I.  ...  First we split the genome into regions based on a recombination frequency of 0.1cM using HapMap recombina- tion rate data (Frazer et al., 2007).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cell.2016.09.037 pmid:27863249 pmcid:PMC5123897 fatcat:ckb7sdpixbfq7fgrrhdg4qag6q

Improving component selection and monitoring with controlled experimentation and automated measurements

Christoph Becker, Andreas Rauber
2010 Information and Software Technology  
Most approaches come from the field of Component-Based Software Development (CBSD), tackle the problem of Commercial-off-the-shelf component selection and use goal-oriented requirements modelling and multi-criteria  ...  Context: A number of approaches have been proposed for the general problem of software component evaluation and selection.  ...  to build a new system.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.infsof.2010.02.001 fatcat:rqqis7bhdfgevjaznhkhxtummy

Proceedings Table of Contents

1992 ESSCIRC '92: Eighteenth European Solid-State Circuits conference  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This research was supported from a grant from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada.  ...  REFERENCES (See authors for a more detailed list) ACKNOWLEDGEMENT We thank all the reviewers for their valuable comments.  ...  CHI also has a large computer-science component that examines methods for building classes of interfaces and also a developing graphics design component.  ... 
doi:10.1109/esscirc.1992.5468476 fatcat:oqbt3cebxjczhkhd4gswddqdte

Physiologically Based Synthetic Models of Hepatic Disposition

C. Anthony Hunt, Glen E. P. Ropella, Li Yan, Daniel Y. Hung, Michael S. Roberts
2006 Journal of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics  
Analogous to wet-lab experimental models, they retain their applicability even when broken apart into sub-components.  ...  Data are collected in a manner analogous to that in the referent PK experiments.  ...  We are grateful for the financial support of the CDH Research Foundation (of which CAH is a trustee), the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia, the Queensland and New South Wales Lions  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10928-006-9031-3 pmid:17051440 fatcat:d7p2scuw2ve6ld45jd6itomuf4

A Roadmap For Big Data Incorporating Both The Research Roadmap And The Policy Roadmap: Byte Policy And Research Roadmap

Stéphane Grumbach, Aurélien Faravelon, Martí Cuquet, Anna Fensel, Scott Cunningham, Rachel Finn
2017 Zenodo  
A roadmap for big data incorporating both the research roadmap and the policy roadmap: BYTE Policy and Research Roadmap. Deliverable D6.1 BYTE Project  ...  -2, E-OO-BM-1, E-OO-BM-2 Changing business models E-OO-BM-1, E-OO-BM-2, E-OO-BM-3, E-OO-BM-5, E-OO-DAT-1, E-PO-BM-1, E-PO-BM-2, E-PO-DAT-1, E-OC-BM-5, E-OC-BM-7, E-OC-BM-8 Employment E-OC-BM-3, E-OC-BM  ...  "Data Visualisation and User Interaction": build reusable components for data visualisation. These priorities are in line with objectives defined at the European Commission level.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1195744 fatcat:aqpyxix3crawhpheliz3v33kye

Software source code sizing using fuzzy logic modeling

Stephen G. MacDonell
2003 Information and Software Technology  
In this study we consider the applicability of fuzzy logic modeling methods to the task of software source code sizing, using a previously published data set.  ...  Our results suggest that, particularly with refinement using data and knowledge, fuzzy predictive models can outperform their traditional regression-based counterparts.  ...  The sample of seventy observations was split randomly into a model-building sample of fifty data points (BUILD) and a model-testing sample of the remaining twenty points (TEST).  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0950-5849(03)00011-9 fatcat:myvb2k2s7rgmzf2evgf7r5hg4a

Relational grounding facilitates development of scientifically useful multiscale models

C Anthony Hunt, Glen EP Ropella, Tai Lam, Andrew D Gewitz
2011 Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling  
discovering and validating causal linkages between components within a biological system in both normal and pathologic settings.  ...  Because biological components have varying degrees of autonomy, corresponding components in MSMs need to do the same. Relational grounding facilitates achieving such autonomy.  ...  BioSystems group for helpful discussions and suggestions, Denise Kirschner for constructive criticism during manuscript finalization, James Patrick Sluka for constructive criticism during development of a  ... 
doi:10.1186/1742-4682-8-35 pmid:21951817 pmcid:PMC3200146 fatcat:fkyqz4pvzfhxpbxtw257c2xhvy

Cultural Signifiers of Web Site Images

Fatemeh "Mariam" Zahedi, Gaurav Bansal
2011 Journal of Management Information Systems  
Ina study of the effect of human images in building trust in Web sites using a multimethod approach, it was found that Web sites with human pictures were preferred over those without human pictures [31  ...  There are three components in semiology.  ... 
doi:10.2753/mis0742-1222280106 fatcat:b3yupo5tpreg3euabu6vxf5ts4

Genotyping of pooled microsatellite markers by combinatorial optimization techniques

Giuseppe Lancia, Mark Perlin
1998 Discrete Applied Mathematics  
We show that by using the techniques described in this paper, genotyping of pooled markers can be computed effectively, thus potentially achieving a considerable reduction in time and expense.  ...  We study the mathematical problem corresponding to this model and give a branch-and-bound algorithm for its solution.  ...  ,jk)EN' x ... x Nk such that b-6 Cf=, a$, 6b+. We build these k-tuples incrementally, starting from component d = 1 up to component d = k.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0166-218x(98)80006-1 fatcat:3bssamz5jrgfdiqxi7covqr5xy
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