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Editorial: Emerging Perspectives on System-of-Systems

Azad M. Madni
2007 Journal of Integrated Design & Process Science  
Firesmith and Cappell present QUASAR, an innovative approach for assessing the quality of the requirements and architecture of software-intensive systems of all sizes, complexities, and levels of mission  ...  SoS research to advance the state-ofthe-art in organizing, managing, and evolving enterprises.  ...  The author argues that system resilience goes beyond traditional disciplines such as reliability and system safety. He uses examples of historical disaster to make his arguments.  ... 
dblp:journals/jid/Madni07a fatcat:ored342bzjghbhuofatwchoml4

Strengthening Collaboration, Integration and Modelling in System of Systems Engineering [chapter]

Claus Ballegaard Nielsen
2014 Strengthening Collaboration, Integration and Modelling in System of Systems Engineering  
This dissertation is focused on strengthening the Systems of Systems Engineering field by using a combination of Software Engineering and Systems Engineering, specifically with a focus on formal model  ...  emergence of behaviour, and the heterogeneity between the constituent systems.  ...  Identified challenges with collaboration in relation to using formal modelling for SoS Engineering Related Work and State of the Art Collaboration and working in groups have been intensively studied  ... 
doi:10.13052/rp-99788793237155 fatcat:ez2a3gl22jazrccy5ee37lyfyy

A Taxonomy of Modeling Approaches for Systems-of-Systems Dynamic Architectures: Overview and Prospects [article]

Ahmad Mohsin, Naeem Khalid Janjua, Syed MS Islam, Valdemar Vicente Graciano Neto
2019 arXiv   pre-print
This paper presents a broad discussion on the state-of-the-art notations to model and analyze SoS dynamic architectures.  ...  Systems-of-Systems (SoS) result from the collaboration of independent Constituent Systems (CSs) to achieve particular missions.  ...  INTRODUCTION The recent advancements in inter-connectivity, computing technologies and integration of heterogeneous systems has given birth to a new type of software-intensive systems called Systems-of-Systems  ... 
arXiv:1902.09090v4 fatcat:a3eoyidtrjfo5ik2qjraounzya

Software mediators as first-class entities of systems-of-systems software architectures

Lina Garcés, Flavio Oquendo, Elisa Yumi Nakagawa
2019 Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society  
Most of them can be considered systems-of-systems (SoS), since they refer to alliances of operational and managerial independent software-intensive systems, which are sometimes distributed over different  ...  This architecture was used as the backbone for the software architectures of two SoS in different domains, namely, flood monitoring system-of-systems (FMSoS), and health-care supportive home system-of-systems  ...  Acknowledgements The Authors thank the Program Committee of SBCARS'18 (XII Brazilian Symposium on Software Components, Architectures, and Reuse) for the opportunity to extend their previous work and submit  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13173-019-0089-3 fatcat:aoh7iprae5evrku3y5d3vd6jri

Modeling and Simulation of Systems of Systems – a Survey

Anjel Tzanev
2013 Cybernetics and Information Technologies  
The paper surveys the current state of the art and perspectives in the theoretical and practical achievements at the area of Systems of Systems (SoS) and SoS Engineering (SoSE).  ...  The conceptions about SoS simulation modeling, subsystem integration and practical implementation issues in the face of main three tendencies for development (academic, military and industrial) are considered  ...  State of the art in large-scale complex systems development Since the early 70-es of the past century the industrial, technical and social systems have changed into large-scaled and highly sophisticated  ... 
doi:10.2478/cait-2013-0011 fatcat:2b4r3xbuovfnhjt3ci676p4yxu

System and Software architecting harmonization practices in ultra-large-scale Systems of Systems [article]

Héctor Cadavid, Vasilios Andrikopoulos, Paris Avgeriou, P. Chris Broekema
2022 arXiv   pre-print
to this line of research by confirming and extending previously characterized architecting harmonization practices from Systems and Software Engineering, adopted in an ultra-large-scale SoS.  ...  elements of the interfaces; and (5) the use of machine-readable interface specifications for aligning hardware/software development processes.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the members of the SKA organization and the engineers involved in the project for their time in helping us conduct this research.  ... 
arXiv:2201.03275v1 fatcat:u36snvamn5gxfis6yzpt5uxohy

A model based approach to system of systems risk management

Andrew Kinder, Michael Henshaw, Carys Siemieniuch
2015 2015 10th System of Systems Engineering Conference (SoSE)  
system of interest dimensions with holistic risk types, where the resulting risks and contributing factors are captured in a causal network.  ...  The failure of many System of Systems (SoS) enterprises can be attributed to the inappropriate application of traditional Systems Engineering (SE) processes within the SoS domain, because of the mistaken  ...  Robert Garrett, Chief Engineer for Modelling and Simulation at the Missile Defence Agency, for his encouragement and invaluable input to this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sysose.2015.7151940 dblp:conf/sysose/KinderHS15 fatcat:slnnxd3ez5ddffqwmjfzd7avya

System- and Software-level Architecting Harmonization Practices for Systems-of-Systems – An exploratory case study on a long-running large-scale scientific instrument [article]

Héctor Cadavid, Vasilios Andrikopoulos, Paris Avgeriou, P. Chris Broekema
2021 arXiv   pre-print
The problems caused by the gap between system- and software-level architecting practices, especially in the context of Systems of Systems where the two disciplines inexorably meet, is a well known issue  ...  Some of our major findings include the need to avoid over-reliance on the flexibility of software to compensate for incomplete requirements, hidden assumptions, as well as late involvement of system architecting  ...  The authors would like to thank the participants of the case study for volunteering their invaluable time in helping us with conducting this research during a difficult period in their and our lives.  ... 
arXiv:2101.12676v2 fatcat:yfftqr4rprfo5iozakqzfdw4ha

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2015 2015 IEEE/ACM 3rd International Workshop on Software Engineering for Systems-of-Systems  
This work has been supported by the IBM Toronto Center for Advanced Studies (CAS), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Consortium for Software Engineering (  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank the anonymous reviewer who suggested integrating the ideas of Rogers [6] into the paper. Acknowledgements The author would like to thank Mr.  ...  References Introduction "Programs these days are like any other assemblage-films, language, music, art, architecture, writing, academic papers even-a careful collection of preexisting and new components  ... 
doi:10.1109/sesos.2015.7 fatcat:hvwbg7g25rfldaholllii3caxe

Piggybacking on an Autonomous Hauler: Business Models Enabling a System-of-Systems Approach to Mapping an Underground Mine [article]

Markus Borg, Thomas Olsson, John Svensson
2017 arXiv   pre-print
, the hauling company, and the developers of the mapping software.  ...  We envision reusing LiDAR measurements to maintain accurate mine maps that would contribute to both safety and productivity.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work was funded by VINNOVA, the Swedish Agency for Innovation Systems within the PIMM project, Pilot for Industrial Mobile communication in Mining.  ... 
arXiv:1705.05087v1 fatcat:cxnt6jt3izcsfh5jprveoko7zu

S.O.B (Save Our Budget) - A Simulation-Based Method for Prediction of Acquisition Costs of Constituents of a System-of-Systems

Valdemar Vicente Graciano Neto, Flávio Eduardo Aoki Horita, Rodrigo Santos, Davi Viana, Mohamad Kassab, Wallace Manzano, Elisa Yumi Nakagawa
2019 iSys  
SoS are alliances of independent software- intensive systems combined to offer holistic functionalities as a result of the con- stituents interoperability.  ...  Software economics, acquisition, and pricing are important con- cerns for Systems-of-Systems (SoS).  ...  FEAH is gratefull to the financial support of National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) (Grant no.437937/2018-6).  ... 
doi:10.5753/isys.2019.779 fatcat:hj6bwqirmnd47j4aonlbsd3wve

Stimuli-SoS: a model-based approach to derive stimuli generators for simulations of systems-of-systems software architectures

Valdemar Vicente Graciano Neto, Carlos Eduardo Barros Paes, Lina Garcés, Milena Guessi, Wallace Manzano, Flavio Oquendo, Elisa Yumi Nakagawa
2017 Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society  
Systems-of-systems (SoS) are alliances of independent and interoperable software-intensive systems.  ...  Stimuli-SoS uses software architecture descriptions for automating the creation of such generators.  ...  Leslie Foulds (INF/UFG) for the language review; and Dr. Flavio Horita (CEMADEN) by providing data that we use and adapt to serve as input to our stimuli generators.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13173-017-0062-y fatcat:ubtooxy6ffc5tkubyochkpkqkq

From LiDAR to Underground Maps via 5G - Business Models Enabling a System-of-Systems Approach to Mapping the Kankberg Mine [article]

Markus Borg, Thomas Olsson, John Svensson
2017 arXiv   pre-print
, e.g., the vehicle suppliers, the hauling company, and the developers of the mapping software.  ...  In this report, we discuss how such a 5G network could constitute the essential infrastructure to organize existing systems in Kankberg into a system-of-systems (SoS).  ...  Acknowledgements This work was funded by VINNOVA, the Swedish Agency for Innovation Systems within the PIMM project, Pilot for Industrial Mobile communication in Mining.  ... 
arXiv:1702.03775v2 fatcat:hhqopghzmfcjli2xknmwsz2vgy

Applying the Smart Grid Architecture Model for Designing and Validating System-of-Systems in the Power and Energy Domain: A European Perspective

Mathias Uslar, Sebastian Rohjans, Christian Neureiter, Filip Pröstl Andrén, Jorge Velasquez, Cornelius Steinbrink, Venizelos Efthymiou, Gianluigi Migliavacca, Seppo Horsmanheimo, Helfried Brunner, Thomas Strasser
2019 Energies  
This review therefore provides a comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art and related work for the theory, distribution, and use of the aforementioned architectural concept.  ...  The continuously increasing complexity of modern and sustainable power and energy systems leads to a wide range of solutions developed by industry and academia.  ...  applicable to Smart Grids as well as identifying gaps in state-of-the-art and standardization.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en12020258 fatcat:slk52wrge5a7lafputkxqp6qhq

Applications of Systems Engineering Technical Process Flows on Enterprise Systems [chapter]

Alper Pahsa
2021 Systems-of-Systems Perspectives and Applications - Design, Modeling, Simulation and Analysis (MS&A), Gaming and Decision Support  
It is created by knowledge, principles, and processes tailored to the design of enterprise systems.  ...  Enterprise systems of systems engineering apply systems engineering fundamentals to the design of an enterprise.  ...  Many people believe that software-intensive systems are widely found in human use.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.90817 fatcat:nofffth3hnfjjn3hbjzj6oaism
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