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An approach based on feature models and quality criteria for adapting component-based systems

L. Emiliano Sanchez, J. Andres Diaz-Pace, Alejandro Zunino, Sabine Moisan, Jean-Paul Rigault
2015 Journal of Software Engineering Research and Development  
Methods: We propose an approach for system adaptation based on the specification, measurement and optimization of quality attribute properties on feature models.  ...  For this reason the selection of a good system configuration is seen as an optimization problem based on quality attribute criteria.  ...  valid configuration of a system based on feature models.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40411-015-0022-1 fatcat:mmyac3e6obc5hdoziwk6swmmka

An Improvised Machine Learning Model Based on Mutual Information Feature Selection Approach for Microbes Classification

Anaahat Dhindsa, Sanjay Bhatia, Sunil Agrawal, Balwinder Singh Sohi
2021 Entropy  
Multiple techniques for feature selection were tested and it was found that mutual information (MI)-based models gave the best performance.  ...  To extract the bodies of microorganisms accurately, a generalized segmentation mechanism which consists of a combination of convolution filter (Kirsch) and a variance-based pixel clustering algorithm (  ...  Hence, a mutual information-based feature selection model was adopted which allowed us to construct an optimized SVM radial model.  ... 
doi:10.3390/e23020257 pmid:33672252 fatcat:mz6aqjc57zbjzfmjn5wyulhtxu

Feature-oriented stigmergy-based collaborative requirements modeling: an exploratory approach for requirements elicitation and evolution based on web-enabled collective intelligence

Wei Zhang, Li Yi, HaiYan Zhao, Zhi Jin
2013 Science China Information Sciences  
In particular, we propose a feature-oriented stigmergy-based collaborative requirements modeling method that combines feature-oriented requirements modeling with web-enabled stigmergy-based collaboration  ...  In this paper, we present an exploratory approach to the requirements elicitation and evolution problem of Internetware applications, based on the concept of web-enable collective intelligence, to accommodate  ...  In a collective feature model, there is only one kind of system element, that is, feature.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11432-013-4912-8 fatcat:ggn3q2lyvnfx3n62ao27ygwtzi

A Model-Based Approach for Optimizing Power Consumption of IaaS

Tam Le Nhan, Gerson Sunye, Jean-Marc Jezequel
2012 2012 Second Symposium on Network Cloud Computing and Applications  
This approach considers virtual images as product lines and uses feature models to represent their configurations.  ...  Virtual Machine Image (VMI) provisioning is an important process of Infrastructure as a Service delivery model to provide virtual images in Cloud Computing.  ...  Our approach uses feature modeling to manage the configuration of virtual-machine images. In terms of configuration derivation, a feature model describes: A.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ncca.2012.22 dblp:conf/ncca/NhanSJ12 fatcat:djgfthwtivaa7iedzunmj4aj5u

A Context-Aware and Self-Adaptation Strategy for Cloud Service Selection and Configuration in Run-Time

Asmae Benali, Bouchra El Asri
2019 Computer and Information Science  
This paper proposes a strategy for selecting automatically an appropriate cloud environment that runs out whole requirements, defines a configuration for the associated cloud environment and able to easily  ...  This process builds on the principles of dynamic software product lines, Agent-oriented software engineering, and the MAPE-k model to select and configure cloud environments according to the consumer needs  ...  They based on features models to represent this variability.  ... 
doi:10.5539/cis.v13n1p10 fatcat:ylui45n5kfcxnjuc523sdwalsi

A Process-Centric Approach for Coordinating Product Configuration Decisions

Marcilio Mendonca, Donald Cowan, Toacy Oliveira
2007 2007 40th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS'07)  
In this scenario, conflicts commonly occur as each part attempts to promote its own interests. As a consequence, there is an urge for approaches to effectively coordinate configuration decisions.  ...  Major configuration decision support issues are discussed and a novel algorithm to derive executable process models is introduced.  ...  The example illustrates a possible arrangement. In the following, we detail how a process model is derived based on the annotations of the feature model of Figure 5 .  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2007.27 dblp:conf/hicss/MendoncaCO07 fatcat:d7xzwdzcqfglzomrfzv72pmvnu

Automating the product derivation process of multi-agent systems product lines

Elder Cirilo, Ingrid Nunes, Uirá Kulesza, Carlos Lucena
2012 Journal of Systems and Software  
Our approach is implemented as an extension of the GenArch product derivation tool. A case study illustrates how the proposed approach can be used to derive products (instances) from a MAS-PL.  ...  In this paper, we present our approach to deal with multi-agent systems product lines (MAS-PL) variability management and automatic product derivation.  ...  Basically, our solution to manage the configuration knowledge associated with MAS-PLs is based on the agentspecific architecture model.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jss.2011.04.066 fatcat:dtiuwpihenhvbk3cdk6r2imwde

Feature modeling of two large-scale industrial software systems: Experiences and lessons learned

Daniela Lettner, Klaus Eder, Paul Grunbacher, Herbert Prahofer
2015 2015 ACM/IEEE 18th International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS)  
Feature models are frequently used to capture the knowledge about configurable software systems and product lines.  ...  For instance, feature models can be used to reflect the perspectives of product management, technical solution architecture, or product configuration.  ...  and a configuration tool to customize solutions based on existing components and variants.  ... 
doi:10.1109/models.2015.7338270 dblp:conf/models/LettnerEGP15 fatcat:rhqviopfbvgg7iq3lpe5ngqb6m

Automating the Product Derivation Process of Multi-agent Systems Product Lines

Elder Cirilo, Ingrid Nunes, Uirá Kulesza, Carlos Lucena
2009 2009 XXIII Brazilian Symposium on Software Engineering  
Our approach is implemented as an extension of the GenArch product derivation tool. A case study illustrates how the proposed approach can be used to derive products (instances) from a MAS-PL.  ...  In this paper, we present our approach to deal with multi-agent systems product lines (MAS-PL) variability management and automatic product derivation.  ...  Basically, our solution to manage the configuration knowledge associated with MAS-PLs is based on the agentspecific architecture model.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sbes.2009.26 dblp:conf/sbes/CiriloNKL09 fatcat:spfiluxdpzckzmrrd56eicgtg4

Multi-purpose, multi-level feature modeling of large-scale industrial software systems

Daniela Rabiser, Herbert Prähofer, Paul Grünbacher, Michael Petruzelka, Klaus Eder, Florian Angerer, Mario Kromoser, Andreas Grimmer
2016 Journal of Software and Systems Modeling  
Based on the findings from the study, we developed FORCE, a modeling language, and tool environment that extends an existing feature modeling approach to support models for different purposes and at multiple  ...  For instance, feature models can be used to reflect the perspectives of product management, technical solution architecture, or product configuration.  ...  the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10270-016-0564-7 pmid:29983696 pmcid:PMC6006209 fatcat:iymnkc4dx5ertnvbisf7edixlm

A Systemic Perspective for Mass Customization: An Approach to Defining Product Lines

Antonio Giovannini, Alexis Aubry, Hervé Panetto, Hind El Haouzi
2013 Insight  
Our future work will address for formalisation of the approach, based on an extension of the ONTO-PDM product ontology (Panetto et al, 2012) , and validating this approach on a real case from Trane.  ...  Deploying this method, a customer has only to describe its environment to configure the right product (from the engineer point of view).  ...  based on state values in an instant of time.  A set of defined state values (e.g. room temperature, humidity) or one output value (e.g. air comfort) defines the purpose of the configured system.  ... 
doi:10.1002/inst.201316410 fatcat:2vjederroncybgbm2mccxcvfmq

Process-driven feature modeling for variability management of project environment configurations

Thomas Moser, Stefan Biffl, Dietmar Winkler
2010 Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Product Focused Software - PROFES '10  
., based on the V Modell XT framework, specify project process steps and drive method and tool selection with a focus on individual feature requirements.  ...  ., sets of methods and tools that support an engineering project, are software-intensive systems that need to be configured according to software process and project characteristics.  ...  A remaining question is the structure of the feature model and how the feature models can be implemented to efficiently support product environment configurations.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1961258.1961270 fatcat:xizj6h4jzjdanl6sfkdme7qkqu

Feature Model Configuration Based on Two-Layer Modelling in Software Product Lines

Elham Darmanaki Farahani, Jafar Habibi
2019 International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE)  
One of the important topics in SPLs is the feature model (FM) configuration process.  ...  The purpose of configuration here is to select and remove specific features from the FM in order to produce the required software product.  ...  layer of FM. 2653 Figure 3 . 26533 Feature model configuration based on two-layer modeling...  ... 
doi:10.11591/ijece.v9i4.pp2648-2658 fatcat:pdnvrehworcmrf25ix5c7qr7ke

Supporting distributed product configuration by integrating heterogeneous variability modeling approaches

José A. Galindo, Deepak Dhungana, Rick Rabiser, David Benavides, Goetz Botterweck, Paul Grünbacher
2015 Information and Software Technology  
We further applied the approach to support the configuration of privacy settings in the Android ecosystem based on multiple variability models.  ...  It is unrealistic to assume that the participating organizations will agree on using a specific variability modeling technique-they will rather use different approaches and tools to manage the variability  ...  Also, we would like to express special thanks to Dominik Seichter for his previous contributions to this research.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.infsof.2015.02.002 fatcat:7vikneup4bbcpfy7cxolzktwmq

An Approach for Managing Quality Attributes at Runtime Using Feature Models

Luis Emiliano Sanchez, J. Andres Diaz-Pace, Alejandro Zunino, Sabine Moisan, Jean-Paul Rigault
2014 2014 Eighth Brazilian Symposium on Software Components, Architectures and Reuse  
To this end, we propose an approach for the specification, measurement and optimization of runtime quality attributes based on feature models, and furthermore, we describe its integration into a component-based  ...  A feature model represents the set of possible configurations to apply in a given context.  ...  based on feature models.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sbcars.2014.13 dblp:conf/sbcars/SanchezPZMR14 fatcat:34mbsvqapfc33jagvgavp3we2m
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