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Introduction to the theme issue on variability modeling of software-intensive systems

Andrzej Wąsowski, Thorsten Weyer
2015 Journal of Software and Systems Modeling  
Acknowledgements We would like to thank the Editors-in-Chief of the Journal on Software and Systems Modeling for agreeing to publish this theme issue on Variability Modeling.  ...  Finally, we thank Martin Schindler of SoSyM for patient support during the lengthy editorial process of this theme issue.  ...  We trust that the readers will find them interesting and timely. Introduction to the theme issue on variability modeling of software-intensive systems  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10270-015-0501-1 fatcat:pw4pnadwznb37hqv7pok6a2y2e

Erratum to: Introduction to the theme issue on variability modeling of software-intensive systems

Andrzej Wąsowski, Thorsten Weyer
2015 Journal of Software and Systems Modeling  
report the results of an empirical investigation of two different specification approaches for software product line scenarios, . . ." and "In 'The shape of feature code: an investigation of twenty c-preprocesor-based  ...  system' [1] Queiroz, Passos, Valente, Hunsen, Apel, and Czarnecki investigate twenty projects using C preprocessor directives for variability management."  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10270-015-0507-8 fatcat:tzgv5driafgtdji6mbb5i3zyuy

Variability and Complexity in Software Design

Matthias Galster, Uwe Zdun, Danny Weyns, Rick Rabiser, Bo Zhang, Michael Goedicke, Gilles Perrouin
2017 Software engineering notes  
The complexity caused by variability becomes increasingly difficult to handle due to the increasing size of software systems, new and emerging application domains, dynamic operating conditions under which  ...  This paper reports results of the first International Workshop on Variability and Complexity in Software Design that brought together researchers and engineers interested in the topic of complexity and  ...  This included software engineering issues related to requirements, design, implementation, evaluation, deployment, runtime adaptation, and maintenance of variability-intensive systems.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3011286.3011291 fatcat:7cov6zvjnva3nettkdxafemld4

Guest editor's introduction - RE 02: a major step toward a mature requirements engineering community

E. Dubois, K. Pohl
2003 IEEE Software  
Requirements engineering is "the branch of systems engineering concerned with the real-world goals for, services provided by, and constraints on a large and complex software-intensive system.  ...  It is also concerned with the relationship of these factors to precise specifications of system behavior, and to their evolution over time and across system families.  ...  Special thanks to Robert Cochran, Christof Ebert, Suzanne Robertson, and Dale Strok for the smooth editorial process.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ms.2003.1159024 fatcat:dee35byg4jgsfe2dvaqdsf4bue

Introduction to this special issue on statistics for wildfire processes

Marcia Gumpertz
2008 Environmental and Ecological Statistics  
The first seed of the idea for the special issue was planted in a theme session of the 2005 annual meeting of the Eastern North American Region (ENAR) of the Biometric Society in Austin, TX, titled "Statistical  ...  Hence, the papers in this issue are primarily expository in nature, with the goal of facilitating and cross-fertilizing cross-disciplinary research on wildfire modeling.  ...  They use kernel smoothing to estimate the effects of meteorological variables on the intensity parameter of a separable point process model, and then compare the resulting model to one based on the commonly  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10651-007-0081-5 fatcat:bebtrazhmbfeff2smz3qo7i54i

Variability in software architecture

Matthias Galster, Paris Avgeriou, Danny Weyns, Tomi Männistö
2011 Software engineering notes  
Variability in software-intensive systems is usually understood as the ability of a software artifact to be changed in order to fit different contexts, environments, or purposes.  ...  The goal of the workshop was to explore and advance the state-of-the art in variability in software architecture.  ...  Acknowledgments We extend our thanks to all who have participated in the organization of the workshop, particularly the invited speakers, the members of the program committee, and the additional reviewer  ... 
doi:10.1145/2020976.2020978 fatcat:25gthzx4brbqzixcdxdw3y2v7a

A Semantic Infrastructure for a Knowledge Driven Sensor Web

Deshendran Moodley, Jules-Raymond Tapamo
2011 International Semantic Web Conference  
However, few efforts deal with the management of both knowledge and system dynamism. Two emerging technologies that have shown promise in dealing with these issues are ontologies and software agents.  ...  Sensor Web researchers are currently investigating middleware to aid in the dynamic discovery, integration and analysis of vast quantities of high quality, but distributed and heterogeneous earth observation  ...  ] , the most effective mechanism for modeling and managing the resultant deluge of software components remains an open issue.  ... 
dblp:conf/semweb/MoodleyT11 fatcat:ph6wdhkw4vfcpla2p2iq7hjj3m

Guest editors' introduction to special issue on the third INFORMS simulation society research workshop

Peter J. Haas, Shane G. Henderson, Pierre L'Ecuyer
2014 ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation  
The theme of the 2011 workshop was simulation in the management of complex service systems, such as healthcare systems, emergency systems, call centers, logistic and delivery systems, transportation systems  ...  is to bring together leading researchers working in simulation methodology and applications related to operation research and management science, to reflect on a selected central theme and identify important  ...  The five articles published in this special issue were selected based on the quality of their contribution and their link to the main themes.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2555690 fatcat:szb4xqv5braf5ke4zw76eyxxbq

Prevention of XSS attacks using STCD

Siva Brahmasani, Subramanian Selvakumar, E. Sivasankar
2012 Software engineering notes  
Variability (the ability of a software system or software artifact to be adapted for use in a specific context) is reflected in and facilitated through the software architecture.  ...  The workshop aimed at exploring current and emerging methods, languages, notations, technologies and tools to model, implement, and manage variability in the software architecture.  ...  INTRODUCTION Variability is the ability of a software system or software artifact to be adapted for specific contexts, in a preplanned manner.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2382756.2382768 fatcat:phoezpml3fa2hg7arvqhfekkjq

Constraints for the design of variability-intensive service-oriented reference architectures – An industrial case study

Matthias Galster, Paris Avgeriou, Dan Tofan
2013 Information and Software Technology  
To support the design of variability-intensive service-oriented systems, reference architectures that facilitate variability in instantiated service-oriented architectures can help.  ...  Method: An exploratory case study was performed in the context of local e-government in the Netherlands to study constraints from the perspective of (a) the users of a variability-intensive service-oriented  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank all individuals and organizations that participated in the study. We also thank the anonymous reviewers for their valuable feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.infsof.2012.09.011 fatcat:qd2qvbqwznci5o646wto3o7cj4

Software Product Line Adoption – Guidelines from a Case Study [chapter]

Pasi Kuvaja, Jouni Similä, Hanna Hanhela
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The research results can be utilized when selecting an adoption model for an empirical case and adopting a software product line in a software intensive organization.  ...  In the literature, reported experiences of using the adoption models are not to be found, and especially the suitability of the models has not been reported.  ...  Important issues related to software product line engineering are the definition of scope [19] , and the consideration of variability and commonalities [20, 21, and 22] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-22386-0_11 fatcat:7y27sebrdna3ld75q43r6elqsq

Using Textual Data in System Dynamics Model Conceptualization

Sibel Eker, Nici Zimmermann
2016 Systems  
so that time consumption can be reduced; and (iii) maintains the links from the final causal map to the data sources by using software.  ...  Qualitative data is an important source of information for system dynamics modeling.  ...  Acknowledgments: This study is funded by the five-year CBES Platform Grant on The Unintended Consequences of Decarbonising the Built Environment provided by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research  ... 
doi:10.3390/systems4030028 fatcat:abmrqxs6r5dj3igxhrg43r5kga

Remote sensing and GIS in hydrogeology

Jörn Hoffmann, Per Sander
2006 Hydrogeology Journal  
This theme issue tries to outline how remote-sensing technology is brought to bear on hydrogeological science and applications already-and where there are limitations.  ...  to bear on the management of Africa's water resources.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10040-006-0140-2 fatcat:pnjgwifeljfwdlrmukdwblrpde

Variability Management in Software Product Lines: An Investigation of Contemporary Industrial Challenges [chapter]

Lianping Chen, Muhammad Ali Babar
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We assert that it is important to explore how well the body of knowledge of variability management solves the challenges faced by industrial practitioners, and what are the remaining and (or) emerging  ...  To gain such understanding of the challenges of variability management faced by practitioners, we have conducted an empirical study using focus group as data collection method.  ...  Nour Ali for participating in the design of the sequence of questions to be asked during the focus group sessions and her help during execution of the study.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15579-6_12 fatcat:xwipjokvh5hyznuovf7fzyqpmu

A Bibliometric Network Analysis of Recent Publications on Digital Agriculture to Depict Strategic Themes and Evolution Structure

Michele Kremer Sott, Leandro da Silva Nascimento, Cristian Rogério Foguesatto, Leonardo B. Furstenau, Kadígia Faccin, Paulo Antônio Zawislak, Bruce Mellado, Jude Dzevela Kong, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi
2021 Sensors  
To do this, we used 4694 documents from the Web of Science database to perform a Bibliometric Performance and Network Analysis of the literature using SciMAT software with the support of the PICOC protocol  ...  The agriculture sector is one of the backbones of many countries' economies.  ...  In addition, 'CSA' has evolved to become one of the main themes of the third subperiod.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21237889 pmid:34883903 fatcat:o5i2on7yxrcazj4v6hjckeepoi
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