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Guidelines and Metrics for Configurable and Sustainable Architectural Knowledge Modelling

Carlos Carrillo, Rafael Capilla, Olaf Zimmermann, Uwe Zdun
2015 Proceedings of the 2015 European Conference on Software Architecture Workshops - ECSAW '15  
We approach these two goals by way of mapping the extended AKM meta-model concepts to quality attributes for architectural knowledge as well as supporting AK metrics.  ...  allow knowledge engineers and method coaches to create more sustainable and therefore maintainable decision logs (AK model instances).  ...  Figure 1 . 1 A configurable meta-model for architectural knowledge management.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2797433.2797498 dblp:conf/ecsa/CarrilloCZZ15 fatcat:veoar2lxl5cbrbwg62ds6bhfbm

Software sustainability: Research and practice from a software architecture viewpoint

Colin C. Venters, Rafael Capilla, Stefanie Betz, Birgit Penzenstadler, Tom Crick, Steve Crouch, Elisa Yumi Nakagawa, Christoph Becker, Carlos Carrillo
2018 Journal of Systems and Software  
to coupling and cohesion issues; the application of tacit architectural knowledge resulting in unsystematic and undocumented design decisions; architectural knowledge vaporization of design choices and  ...  Their sustainability --the capacity to endure in changing environments --is a critical concern for software architecture research and practice.  ...  Acknowledgements Part of this work is supported by the Brazilian funding agency FAPESP (Grant: 2017/06195-9), and the Canadian NSERC through RGPIN2016-06640.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jss.2017.12.026 fatcat:av5lydkfz5dhllmadd4zpvza4m

Directions for instilling economic and environmental sustainability across product supply chains

Gül E. Kremer, Karl Haapala, Alper Murat, Ratna Babu Chinnam, Kyoung-yun Kim, Leslie Monplaisir, Ting Lei
2016 Journal of Cleaner Production  
This discussion is intendedto highlight past accomplishments and to be a call for action to the research community for the development of integrated methods, models, and toolsto support sustainability  ...  highly promising foci addressing product architecture engineering, assembly/disassembly operation modeling, manufacturing process modeling, and joint optimization of life cycle activities.  ...  Hamed Seyedmahmoudi for his assistance in manuscript preparation.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.07.076 fatcat:o5tjfou6qbdqbpw5lo4koouvlm

Sustainability Balanced Scorecard Architecture and Environmental Investment Decision-Making

Suaad Jassem, Zarina Zakaria, Anna Che Azmi
2020 Foundations of Management  
The research also examines the mediating role of sustainability balanced scorecard knowledge and moderating role of strategic risk information.  ...  AbstractThis study is centered around a set of research questions that aim to explain how sustainability balanced scorecard architectures with sustainability parameters either embedded or treated as a  ...  type configuration with sustainability as a separate perspective (SBSC-5), see Fig. 1 .  ... 
doi:10.2478/fman-2020-0015 fatcat:udmpx57m3jch5go5ptiiqzcnga

A simulation-based method to evaluate the impact of product architecture on product evolvability

Jianxi Luo
2015 Research in Engineering Design  
Related metrics and methods to assess the evolvability of products with given architectures are also under-developed.  ...  Our primary contribution is a repeatable method to assess and compare alternative product architectures for architecture selection or redesign for evolvability.  ...  In the other words, such knowledge provides architecture design guidelines for evolvability. In brief, both of our methodology and theoretical contributions aid in designing for evolvability.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00163-015-0202-3 fatcat:r62lrc4xtbfzbbxrkswogyq7pa

Investigation of the applicability of Design for X tools during design concept evolution: a literature review

Ming Chuan Chiu, Gul E. Okudan Kremer
2011 International Journal of Product Development  
His research interests focus on design for X factors, supply chain and product design integration, design-decision-making methods and design ideation methods.  ...  We also provide a thematic clustering for their application along with a maturity index for each DfX concept. Taiwan.  ...  The following weights were used for guidelines, checklists, metrics, mathematical models and methods, respectively: 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijpd.2011.038869 fatcat:c3ugrwf7znb3nebjxlkzxevf5m

Towards a Security-Aware Benchmarking Framework for Function-as-a-Service

Roland Pellegrini, Igor Ivkic, Markus Tauber
2018 Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science  
Furthermore, we outline the architectural design including the necessary benchmarking metrics. We also discuss the possibility of using the proposed framework for identifying security vulnerabilities.  ...  This trend brings huge benefits in application and performance but comes with difficulties for benchmarking cloud applications.  ...  INTRODUCTION Cloud computing, as defined by Mell and Grance (2011) , is a model for enabling on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable resources.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006817606660669 dblp:conf/closer/PellegriniIT18 fatcat:dfvc4zztpbam5mcai32k2t2dnu

Will Quantum Computers Scale Without Inter-Chip Comms? A Structured Design Exploration to the Monolithic vs Distributed Architectures Quest

Santiago Rodrigo, Sergi Abadal, Eduard Alarcon, Carmen G. Almudever
2020 2020 XXXV Conference on Design of Circuits and Integrated Systems (DCIS)  
For that, we revisit the different quantum computing layers to capture and model their essence by highlighting the open design variables and performance metrics.  ...  Using behavioral models and actual measurements from existing quantum computers, the results of simulations suggest that multicore architectures may effectively unleash the full quantum computer potential  ...  This analysis gives us information on how scalable the multi-core approach may be and some design guidelines on quantum computer configurations for an optimal performance.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dcis51330.2020.9268630 fatcat:hx7ryyikzzb67kk5iamyh7jwya

Review of sustainable product design from life cycle perspectives

Ming-Chuan Chiu, Chih-Hsing Chu
2012 International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing  
Understanding what types of sustainable methods have been applied in which design phases is advantageous for determining future research directions.  ...  Since the late 1990s, various sustainable design methods and techniques have been developed in response to the requirements of sustainable product development.  ...  Three metrics: generic resource metric model, generic energy metric model, and end of life metrics are adopted to evaluate the sustainability of design concept.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12541-012-0169-1 fatcat:n6ke2ympqzch7moquaupdos4mi

Quantifying software architecture quality report on the first international workshop on software architecture metrics

Robert L. Nord, Ipek Ozkaya, Heiko Koziolek, Paris Avgeriou
2014 Software engineering notes  
frameworks for software architecture.  ...  This paper reports on the results of the First International Workshop on Software Architecture Metrics, where participants discussed challenges and opportunities in quantifying software architecture quality  ...  The presentations described how to derive appropriate metrics and apply them to architecture models and source code: Metrics for Sustainable Software Architectures: An Industry Perspective, authored by  ... 
doi:10.1145/2659118.2659140 fatcat:4ctwmzgtqvd6veaj2ood5nfaz4

Platform-Based Product Design and Development: Knowledge Support Strategy and Implementation [chapter]

Xuan F. Zha, Ram D. Sriram
2005 Intelligent Knowledge-Based Systems  
A module-based integrated product family design scheme is proposed with knowledge support for customer requirements modeling, product architecture modeling, product platform establishment, product family  ...  An information and knowledge-modeling framework is developed for the module-based product family design scheme.  ...  Discrete mathematics and matrix are used as a formal foundation for configuration design of modular product architectures.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-7829-3_1 fatcat:d3qxesxtm5bejbidl3qugrkd6y

Sustainability guidelines for long-living software systems

Zoya Durdik, Benjamin Klatt, Heiko Koziolek, Klaus Krogmann, Johannes Stammel, Roland Weiss
2012 2012 28th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM)  
On this behalf we created a catalog of "software sustainability guidelines" to support project managers, software architects, and developers during system design, development, operation, and maintenance  ...  This paper describes how we derived these guidelines and how we applied selected techniques from them in two industrial case studies.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank the RCRA project team by ABB for the active assistance in the case study and provided feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icsm.2012.6405316 dblp:conf/icsm/DurdikKKKSW12 fatcat:fcshvrzns5eixlbufjhbactpqm

An Architectural Evolution Dataset

Michel Wermelinger, Yijun Yu
2015 2015 IEEE/ACM 12th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories  
We present AREVOL, a dataset for the empirical study of architectural evolution.  ...  The dataset comprises two popular systems from the same domain and using the same component model, to make comparative studies possible.  ...  The snapshot model The architectural facts were extracted by AWK and XSLT scripts we wrote and ran on the text and XML configuration files.  ... 
doi:10.1109/msr.2015.74 dblp:conf/msr/WermelingerY15 fatcat:ppno2foqibfohgmmgtovutayaa

Measuring Object-Oriented Design Principles

Johannes Braeuer
2015 2015 30th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE)  
Moreover, for developing a well-designed software system, design principles play a key role, as they define fundamental guidelines and help to avoid pitfalls.  ...  However, single metrics are too fine-grained to identify core design flaws and they cannot provide hints for making design improvements.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Initial (yet unpublished) work on the design quality model and the MUSE library was carried out by H. Gruber, C. Körner, A. Mayr, R. Plösch, and M. Saft.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ase.2015.17 dblp:conf/kbse/Braeuer15 fatcat:gogc6ftfqvf2rgsw4nqqccnooq

Understanding Green Software Development: A Conceptual Framework

Luca Ardito, Giuseppe Procaccianti, Marco Torchiano, Antonio Vetro
2015 IT Professional Magazine  
The problem has been typically addressed by hardware manufacturers and designers, but recently the attention of industry and academia shifted to the role of software for IT sustainability.  ...  In this paper we present a conceptual framework that provides a unifying view on the strategies, models and tools available so far for designing and developing greener software.  ...  Refactoring: adopt code level guidelines to improve energy efficiency Predictive models embed the knowledge about both the resources (e.g., CPU) that consume power and the activities (e.g., disk transfers  ... 
doi:10.1109/mitp.2015.16 fatcat:cy5hmqe5qffq7nydqmfkfxgfr4
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