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Discouraging Software Piracy Using Software Aging [chapter]

Markus Jakobsson, Michael K. Reiter
2002 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
A novel feature of our approach is a software aging technique by which we force the updates to occur, or else the software becomes decreasingly useful over time.  ...  We define a protocol for "drop-in" upgrades of software that renders a large class of software piracy more traceable.  ...  We also introduce a novel method, software aging, for increasing the dependence on updates.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-47870-1_1 fatcat:qez7vjutkvc5njxzxe4t6jfp3i

Is software aging related to software metrics?

Domenico Cotroneo, Roberto Natella, Roberto Pietrantuono
2010 2010 IEEE Second International Workshop on Software Aging and Rejuvenation  
from ten complex software applications affected by aging.  ...  of the software, as derived by its source code, presents potential relationships with software aging.  ...  Being able to relate the software complexity with software aging can be useful to mitigate the problem of software aging.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wosar.2010.5722096 dblp:conf/issre/CotroneoNP10 fatcat:tjkxkjed5vgmxccr6u2rfc4ije

Proactive management of software aging

V. Castelli, R. E. Harper, P. Heidelberger, S. W. Hunter, K. S. Trivedi, K. Vaidyanathan, W. P. Zeggert
2001 IBM Journal of Research and Development  
Proactive management of software aging Software failures are now known to be a dominant source of system outages.  ...  Software rejuvenation To counteract software aging, a proactive technique called software rejuvenation has been devised [3] .  ...  His role includes ensuring that the eSeries software, including but not limited to software rejuvenation, is developed so that the customer is provided with the highest quality of software at the lowest  ... 
doi:10.1147/rd.452.0311 fatcat:j26eaezi2jhglhp2bg5iymvxia

On the Aging of Software

Robert L. Glass
2011 Information systems management  
So it would be unusual for anyone to see software getting better with age, like fine wine.  ...  Software ages like eggs, not wine. In one sense, I wasn't surprised that he said that. In fact, as software gets older, it does often get worse.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10580530.2011.562402 fatcat:o2o3uvbdxnd4pdmbghu6zw5sly

The fundamentals of software aging

Michael Grottke, Rivalino Matias, Kishor S. Trivedi
2008 2008 IEEE International Conference on Software Reliability Engineering Workshops (ISSRE Wksp)  
the software aging research.  ...  The majority of the research efforts in studying software aging have focused on understanding its effects theoretically and empirically.  ...  Physics of software failures Software aging is usually a consequence of software faults.  ... 
doi:10.1109/issrew.2008.5355512 dblp:conf/issre/GrottkeMT08 fatcat:dldyfmgz65hhvlcjnz2f6udji4

Hardware aging-based software metering

F. Dabiri, M. Potkonjak
2009 2009 Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition  
We address the problem of how we can measure the amount of time a particular licensed software (LS) is used by designing an aging circuitry and exposing it to the unique inputs associated with each LS.  ...  HSCM can be used for many other business and engineering applications such as power minimization, software evaluation, and processor design.  ...  measurement, aging factor extraction and finally software metering.  ... 
doi:10.1109/date.2009.5090709 dblp:conf/date/DabiriP09 fatcat:le722sr6tzedbknb3wznef7twu

Workload Characterization for Software Aging Analysis

Antonio Bovenzi, Domenico Cotroneo, Roberto Pietrantuono, Stefano Russo
2011 2011 IEEE 22nd International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering  
The phenomenon of software aging is increasingly recognized as a relevant problem of long-running systems.  ...  Numerous experiments have been carried out in the last decade to empirically analyze software aging.  ...  INTRODUCTION The term software aging denotes a continued and growing degradation of software internal state during its operational life.  ... 
doi:10.1109/issre.2011.18 dblp:conf/issre/BovenziCPR11 fatcat:tkn7e6r3bbfz5pj5iaxbvi346y

The golden age of software architecture

M. Shaw, P. Clements
2006 IEEE Software  
This trajectory has taken architecture to its golden age.  ...  Extend the approach to other domains, use the technology for real problems, stabilize the technology, develop training materials, and show value in the results. focus The Golden Age of Software Architecture  ...  golden age. to being indispensable, its golden age is receding.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ms.2006.58 fatcat:a35hn3ezjjg6pf6foagotbblle

Software Engineering in the Internet Age

F. Maurer, G. Kaiser
1998 IEEE Internet Computing  
As an enabling technology, the Internet changes software engineering practice by giving "just in time" processes economic viability.  ...  These processes help companies meet the challenges of developing software under tightening market conditions. 22 SEPTEMBER • OCTOBER 1998  ...  The technology used or devised for these purposes defines a buzzword set for the Internet age: Java, HTTP, HTML, XML, CORBA, ASP, JDBC, scripting languages-to mention only a few.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mic.1998.722226 fatcat:fmriwobxvbgjldgu6y4n2cr3uq

Path Creation in the Software Industry—The Case of Software AG

Timo Leimbach
2017 IEEE Annals of the History of Computing  
The article analyzes the development of the German software company Software AG, which was among the few European companies that succeeded in the US market already in the 1970s.  ...  Software AG annual reports.  ...  Like the Software AG itself they were founded as local stock exchange companies or similar legal forms that licensed the products from Software AG.  ... 
doi:10.1353/ahc.2017.0031 fatcat:mhzwl7qovvf6xdrbdxdivxfxbi

A Nonlinear Dynamic Model for Software Aging in Service-Oriented Software

Yun-Fei Jia, Hui Xu, Ren-Biao Wu
2014 Journal of Software  
Software aging results from runtime environment degradation, and is significantly correlated with available computing resources.  ...  The dynamic model can describe the evolution of software aging and interpret the interplay of various resource parameters.  ...  Thus, cache usage decrease may be a cause of software aging.  ... 
doi:10.4304/jsw.9.9.2260-2266 fatcat:ve4j5aleora7fdaeyudc2bqji4

BTI mitigation by anti-ageing software patterns

Haider Muhi Abbas, Basel Halak, Mark Zwolinski
2017 Microelectronics and reliability  
The results show that the lifetime of the system can be doubled by applying balanced stress patterns at the software level during the idle time of a processor system.  ...  This paper presents a time-redundant technique to mitigate Negative and Positive Bias Temperature Instability (NBTI/PBTI) ageing effects on the functional units of a processor.  ...  Software-Based Self-Test (SBST) methods) as this does not require modification of the hardware design [7] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.microrel.2017.10.009 fatcat:2l3o36dpvbaupfvkpx4zppx7ta

Analysis of Gene Evolution: the software AGE

Didier G. Arquès, Christian J. Michel, Karine Orieux
1992 Bioinformatics  
The software AGE (Analysis of Gene Evolution) has been developed both to study a genetic reality, i. e. the identification of statistical properties in genes (e.g. periodicities), and to simulate this  ...  AGE has two types of models: CO models of sequence creation from oligonucleotides: concatenation model in series of an oligonucleotide, independent (or Markov) mixing model of oligonucleotides according  ...  Computer analysis work for the develoment of the software AGE The computer analysis work for the development of AGE has mainly dealt with four points.  ... 
doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/8.1.5 fatcat:ndiritmqrrcovodwdlornj3bhi

Modeling and Analysis of Software Aging Process [chapter]

Akito Monden, Shin-ichi Sato, Ken-ichi Matsumoto, Katsuro Inoue
2000 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper proposes a model of successful maintenance that can represent how maintainability of each software module changes as it ages.  ...  We also described the interpretations on how each software metric relates to maintainability.  ...  Software Aging Model in Successful Maintenance Aging of software is not due to the lapse of time. It is due to the change of complexity caused by continuous maintenance activities.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-45051-1_15 fatcat:6tyvnoj4qrbppk4dm3djdvcfdy

Software Aging Forecasting Using Time Series Model

I M Umesh, G N Srinivasan, Matheus Torquato
2017 Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science  
As a result, there are chances of accumulation of errors or garbage leading to software aging which in turn may lead to system failure and associated consequences. This results in software aging.  ...  In this work, software aging patterns of Windows active directory service is studied.  ...  Software aging is the type of software fault that reduces the performance of the software system.  ... 
doi:10.11591/ijeecs.v7.i3.pp839-845 fatcat:etkrn7moojhihpqrsm2yqrpvye
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