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Specifying Reusable Components [chapter]

Nadia Polikarpova, Carlo A. Furia, Bertrand Meyer
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Reusable software components need expressive specifications.  ...  This paper outlines a rigorous foundation to model-based contracts, a method to equip classes with strong contracts that support accurate design, implementation, and formal verification of reusable components  ...  Conclusions and Future Work The present work introduces a method to write strong interface specifications for reusable object-oriented components.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15057-9_9 fatcat:pehhw23jsfhmdcjfxi6lrqmnpi

Specifying Reusable Controllers for Software Components [chapter]

José M. Troya, Antonio Vallecillo
1999 Formal Methods for Open Object-Based Distributed Systems  
This paper presents a formal framework in Object-Z for specifying reusable controllers, based on a component model for this kind of systems.  ...  However, this approach still has some pending issues, like the definition of design methodologies that lead to reusable and composible components and controllers, and the use of formal tools to reason  ...  In our software market there is not only room for systems and components manufacturers, but also for developers of reusable controllers.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35562-7_11 fatcat:25fiw4cbgzgmlfv6g35q4enjga

A component-based approach for specifying reusable visual languages

Amine El Kouhen, Sebastien Gerard, Cedric Dumoulin, Pierre Boulet
2013 2013 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human Centric Computing  
In this context, we propose MID, a set of metamodels supporting the specification of modeling editors by means of reusable components and explain how representational metamodeling is carried out with it  ...  require, in most cases, manual programming to build full tool support for the modeling language, especially for users' native methodologies and representational elements and suffer from gaps in terms of reusability  ...  To improve reusability, we propose a component-based approach.  ... 
doi:10.1109/vlhcc.2013.6645257 dblp:conf/vl/KouhenDGB13 fatcat:bwxym3qggfekrkcrj5aw553l44

Specifying knowledge-based systems with reusable components

Dieter Fensel, Rix Groenboom
1997
When specifying a reusable PSM it must be proven one time whether the operational specification specifies a terminating computational process that has the specified competence.  ...  These complex requirements on Specifying Knowledge-Based Systems with Reusable Components Dieter Fensel 1 and Rix Groenboom 2 1 University of Karlsruhe, Institut AIFB, D-76128 Karlsruhe, Germany, fensel  ... 
doi:10.5445/ir/118997 fatcat:4wt66xbq7zdrtin2twtx5pf4lm

CHARACTERIZATION OF REUSABLE SOFTWARE COMPONENTS FOR BETTER REUSE

Anshul Kalia .
2014 International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology  
It has also been specified precisely that for what the component reuse stands for and for what the component reuse does not stands for. It is required to characterize the components for better reuse.  ...  The reusable software components can be defined in several ways. The reusable software components possess a distinct functionality that does not affect the functionality of other components.  ...  External specifications External specifications specify the external nature of the reusable components.  ... 
doi:10.15623/ijret.2014.0305107 fatcat:3o4o745akrboxfqcxkjbt53i2e

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Rebeca P. Díaz Redondo, José J. Pazos Arias, Ana Fernández Vilas, Belén Barragáns Martínez
2002 Electronical Notes in Theoretical Computer Science  
To this effect, we define four partial ordering relations among reusable components and different measures to quantify functional differences among them.  ...  The selection of appropriate components for satisfying a given requirement is a key problem in software reuse.  ...  Secondly, it is necessary to eliminate the functionality specified by the retrieved component which is not specified by the query É.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1571-0661(04)80447-x fatcat:ewlkj257xbczxkm3huod7442ci

Requirements Engineering

Donald Firesmith
2002 Journal of Object Technology  
The first two articles of this column lay the foundation for my future columns on requirements engineering by defining the reusable requirements related process components of the OPEN Process Framework  ...  As illustrated in the following figure, OPF consists of a: • Repository of predefined reusable process components. • Metamodel that organizes and provides a theoretical foundation for these components.  ...  The next article will complete the discussion of the reusable requirements process components and lay a foundation for future articles.  ... 
doi:10.5381/jot.2002.1.4.c7 fatcat:weo67jcvnfautirjbib7e2cvta

Page 101 of Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology Vol. 28, Issue 3 [page]

1996 Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology  
In particular, Cox (1986) uses the notion of a Software IC™: a reusable software component, that may be used in a similar manner to that of computer hardware components.  ...  The automated user interface approach allows developers to concentrate on designing object components that specify how information that is stored within these objects will be presented to users.  ... 

A reference architecture for the component factory

Victor R. Basili, Gianluigi Caldiera, Giovanni Cantone
1992 ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology  
of reusable components.  ...  reusable software components.  ... 
doi:10.1145/125489.122823 fatcat:e26elyauzzf2zj7eycs5ooojbu

A toolkit for Reuse in Conceptual Modelling [chapter]

Raul Ruggia, Ana Paula Ambrosio
1997 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
These services include: quality validation of reusable components, component selection from the Repository, and new conceptual schema construction by customising and composing reusable ones.  ...  Reusable components consist of an Extended Entity-Relationship schema as well as other information like executable reuse guidelines. Relational Object Oriented Schema Schema J  ...  This model is used to specify the quality properties of the reusable schema components as well as the semantics of the customisation/composition operators.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-63107-0_13 fatcat:tzitlwyf3jarvm7h27r6bfspaq

A (TRUSTAD) Component Nomenclature

Sivamuni Kalaimagal, Rengaramanujam Srinivasan
2008 Journal of Object Technology  
We also propose a seven dimension vector (T, R, U, S, T, A, D) that can be used to specify software components.  ...  The seven dimension vector is then used to provide a set of specifications that distinguish between in-house components, COTS components , reusable in-house and reusable COTS components.  ...  Many research papers use the term components without explicitly specifying what kind of component they are talking about.  ... 
doi:10.5381/jot.2008.7.4.a5 fatcat:lfota7ttlbauhlp6siwzah5ycy

A Methodology To Manage Victim Components Using Cbo Measure

N Md Jubair Basha
2012 International Journal of Software Engineering & Applications  
This paper presents several measures of reusability and presents a methodology of reconfiguring the victim components. The CBO measure helps in identifying the component to be reconfigured.  ...  The proposed strategy is simulated using HR portal domain specific component system.  ...  One specifies the name of the component and the count specifies the number of times the component was reused by several systems.  ... 
doi:10.5121/ijsea.2012.3207 fatcat:34u7lvz3grdtdk3vxglmtfzbsu

A Model-Driven Framework for Component-Based Development [chapter]

Surya Bahadur Kathayat, Hien Nam Le, Rolv Bræk
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The framework addresses the following important issues: (1) how to reduce the cost of making component reusable, (2) how to efficiently ensure compatibility among components in a composition, (3) how to  ...  The framework supports three kinds of reusable building blocks: (1) collaborations for global cross-cutting behaviors including services and interfaces; (2) roles or partial components for component compositions  ...  A component composition involves the following steps: -Specify the roles to be provided.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-25264-8_13 fatcat:qngpyiwplzechi4r2clmmm57yy

Software Engineering - Survey of Reusability Based on Software Component

Sarbjeet Singh, Manjit Thapa, Sukhvinder singh, Gurpreet Singh
2010 International Journal of Computer Applications  
The paper discusses the reusability concepts for Component based Systems and explores several existing metrics for both white-box and black box components to measure reusability directly or indirectly  ...  Survey of reusability based on software components that provide the assistance to the developer in the development of software.  ...  A model specifies relationships between metrics.  ... 
doi:10.5120/1339-1736 fatcat:tllfx6n5fzakhdhg5j6ivwpebm

Analyzing the Influence of Various Fuzzification Methods in the Evaluation of Netbeans Java Components' Interface Complexity for Reusability

Ajayi Olusola Olajide, Elemese Tolulope Olawale, Aderele Tolulope Busayo
2017 International Journal of Advanced engineering Management and Science  
method returning the lowest reusability value and giving a false alarm that the used components were not reusable.  ...  The results underline the indispensable role of fuzzification method in the evaluation of component reusability.  ...  To be able to reuse the components, it is necessary to predict or asses the component reusability with better accuracy.  ... 
doi:10.24001/ijaems.3.9.9 fatcat:sm4n2wch5fdvbfiaewnaxbynoa
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