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Big-Data, IoT Wearable and mHealth Cloud Platform Integration Triads - a Logical Way to Patient-Health Monitoring

2020 International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology  
process platform in the healthcare context with prime focus on patient health monitoring and care-delivery  ...  This chapter aims at establishing the logical conceptualization and linkages of IoT enabled system linkages with wearable, big-data platforms and cloud-based mhealth delivery.  ...  Proposition 1: Level of sensor-driven IoT wearables adoption enhances level of big data platform implementation.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijeat.c5241.029320 fatcat:o7bkvad3efgpjaykamah4gk75y

Microservices: The Journey So Far and Challenges Ahead

Pooyan Jamshidi, Claus Pahl, Nabor C. Mendonca, James Lewis, Stefan Tilkov
2018 IEEE Software  
design (DDD) and model-driven development (MDD).  ...  In "Challenges of Domain-Driven Microservice Design: A Model-Driven Perspective," Florian Rademacher and his colleagues present a methodology for designing micro service architectures based on domain-driven  ... 
doi:10.1109/ms.2018.2141039 fatcat:md5xhy2jhzc6jbclxedk3cdgpq

Modern Software Engineering Methodologies Meet Data Warehouse Design: 4WD [chapter]

Matteo Golfarelli, Stefano Rizzi, Elisa Turricchia
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper we analyze the potential advantages arising from the application of modern software engineering methodologies to a data warehouse project and we propose 4WD, a design methodology that couples  ...  the main principles emerging from these methodologies to the peculiarities of data warehouse projects.  ...  Then, from an analysis of the main software engineering methodologies we derive a set of design principles to be adopted in order to achieve the quality goals (Section 3).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-23544-3_6 fatcat:nkztbxslfrdcfnrpg7dqulkyue

A survey study of critical success factors in agile software projects

Tsun Chow, Dac-Buu Cao
2008 Journal of Systems and Software  
Multiple regression techniques were used, both at the full regression model and at the optimized regression model via the stepwise screening procedure.  ...  To ensure success of their projects, managers are urged to focus on choosing a high-caliber team, practicing Agile engineering techniques and following Agile-style delivery strategy.  ...  For Scope, factors Agile Software Engineering Techniques and Delivery Strategy showed up in both approaches, but the stepwise optimized model approach yielded another factor, namely Customer Involvement  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jss.2007.08.020 fatcat:ryqlpmvkjzfd3ov5ha7oickhxq

Experience modeling with graphs encoded knowledge for construction industry

Bernard Kamsu-Foguem, Fonbeyin Henry Abanda
2015 Computers in industry (Print)  
OATAO is an open access repository that collects the work of Toulouse researchers and makes it freely available over the web where possible.  ...  Acknowledgement This work has been undertaken as part of the collaborative research funded through two organisations whose goals are to encourage interdisciplinary research work.  ...  Ontology-driven approach for knowledge modeling in AEC In this section, an ontology-driven approach for knowledge modeling in AEC is proposed.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compind.2015.02.004 fatcat:t5pwfgfvqnhbzgk23bsyux32dq

Progress on standardization and automation in software development on W7X

Georg Kühner, Torsten Bluhm, Peter Heimann, Christine Hennig, Hugo Kroiss, Jon Krom, Heike Laqua, Marc Lewerentz, Josef Maier, Jörg Schacht, Anett Spring, Andreas Werner (+1 others)
2012 Fusion engineering and design  
On W7X progress has been made during the last years in exploiting the benefit of automation and management during software development: -Continuous build, integration and automated test of software artefacts  ...  The use of release cycles has already provided favourable concentration of work and predictability of delivery times.  ...  The design documentation in UML is done by reverse engineering of existing code which is a standard capability of present day UML modelling tools.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.fusengdes.2012.06.003 fatcat:gne6g4eyr5do5pb5wrfekaldfy

We're doing it live: A multi-method empirical study on continuous experimentation

Gerald Schermann, Jürgen Cito, Philipp Leitner, Uwe Zdun, Harald C. Gall
2018 Information and Software Technology  
To assess the actual state of practice in continuous experimentation, we conducted a mixed-method empirical study.  ...  To assess the actual state of practice in continuous experimentation, we conducted a mixed-method empirical study.  ...  Another example is continuous delivery and deployment (CD) [4] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.infsof.2018.02.010 fatcat:ohe2upkncfg4hoyp7tqpipzkye

Introducing embedded software and systems education and advanced learning technology in an engineering curriculum

Janos Sztipanovits, Gautam Biswas, Ken Frampton, Aniruddha Gokhale, Larry Howard, Gabor Karsai, T. John Koo, Xenofon Koutsoukos, Douglas C. Schmidt
2005 ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems  
Despite the clear need for knowledge of systems modeling and analysis (covered in electrical and other engineering disciplines) and analysis of computational processes (covered in computer science), few  ...  Embedded software and systems are at the intersection of electrical engineering, computer engineering, and computer science, with, increasing importance, in mechanical engineering.  ...  The heart of the eLMS delivery platform is a model-based delivery engine that enacts CAPE learning designs with individual learners. These deliveries are extensively instrumented.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1086519.1086524 fatcat:nln5vwflwbbhxklxpftb47yofm

Modeling a Dynamic Supply Chain Management System for an Utility Company in Nigeria

Moses Okechukwu Onyesolu, Josiah Chukwuemeka Abara, Chiamaka Ijeoma Chukwuneke, Doris Chinedu Asogwa
2018 Journal of Software Engineering and Applications  
The system is a model for dynamic supply chain management using spare parts inventory policy tools to enable PHCN to dynamically perform continuous review, one to one lot, service differentiation, backordering  ...  In order to cater for these demands, some classifications that would aid PHCN in making effective decisions as regards spare or service parts were made.  ...  Some of the implementation of the developed model is shown in Figure 2 to Figure 4 , how the model is operated in addition to formulated concept model which x-rays the composite stepwise 2-dimentional  ... 
doi:10.4236/jsea.2018.116017 fatcat:aa7h6qu2hrgxtgf4t5ce7tfy24

Quantitative Systems Pharmacology can reduce attrition and improve productivity in pharmaceutical research and development

Tarek A. Leil, Richard Bertz
2014 Frontiers in Pharmacology  
This "systems" approach to modeling and simulation can be used to guide the hypothesis generation and testing process in pharmaceutical R&D, in a manner similar to its adoption in other industries in the  ...  Embedding QSP into the existing processes within pharmaceutical discovery and development will be required in order to realize the full beneficial impact of this innovative approach.  ...  Development of a QSP model for prediction of clinical PK and PD should be a rigorous and stepwise process, with three main steps: (1) Model Scope: Development of the scope of the model, with delivery of  ... 
doi:10.3389/fphar.2014.00247 pmid:25426074 pmcid:PMC4226160 fatcat:dbnyh4htcjhflm4cqjbx7memnu

History, challenges and perspectives of cell microencapsulation

Gorka Orive, Rose Maria Hernández, Alicia Rodrı́guez Gascón, Riccardo Calafiore, Thomas Ming Swi Chang, Paul de Vos, Gonzalo Hortelano, David Hunkeler, Igor Lacı́k, José Luis Pedraz
2004 Trends in Biotechnology  
The controlled, and continuous, delivery of therapeutic products to the host by immunoisolated cells is a potentially cost-effective method to treat a wide range of diseases.  ...  This approach was successfully put into practice in the 1970s and 1980s to immobilize xenograft islet cells to aid in glucose control for diabetes in small animal models [3, 4] .  ...  When long-term continuous delivery of therapeutic agents is required, the cost of encapsulated cells can be off-set by the cost of the therapeutic product.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tibtech.2003.11.004 pmid:14757043 fatcat:kp3b63ngvrf6hdcgd356ae5slu

Future Supply Chains Enabled by Continuous Processing—Opportunities Challenges May 20–21 2014 Continuous Manufacturing Symposium

Jagjit Singh Srai, Clive Badman, Markus Krumme, Mauricio Futran, Craig Johnston
2015 Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences  
The paper recognizes that although current batch operational performance in pharma is far from optimal and not necessarily an appropriate end-state benchmark for batch technology, the adoption of continuous  ...  In this more challenging supply scenario, we examine the potential for a more pull driven, near real-time demand-based supply chain, utilizing continuous processing where appropriate as a key element of  ...  We would also like to acknowledge the support and funding from the UK's Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council's (EPSRC) Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Continuous Manufacturing and  ... 
doi:10.1002/jps.24343 pmid:28756846 fatcat:5gkbfdts5vhytfeg5sswreim54

Artificial intelligence in healthcare: transforming the practice of medicine

Junaid Bajwa, Usman Munir, Aditya Nori, Bryan Williams
2021 Future healthcare journal  
Artificial intelligence (AI) is a powerful and disruptive area of computer science, with the potential to fundamentally transform the practice of medicine and the delivery of healthcare.  ...  In this review article, we outline recent breakthroughs in the application of AI in healthcare, describe a roadmap to building effective, reliable and safe AI systems, and discuss the possible future direction  ...  transform models of healthcare delivery through AI-augmented healthcare systems.  ... 
doi:10.7861/fhj.2021-0095 pmid:34286183 pmcid:PMC8285156 fatcat:nja3ltjvazak5gfhmvvbr5fbhm

Agile Collaboration for Distributed Teams [Software Technology]

Fabio Calefato, Christof Ebert
2019 IEEE Software  
Editor Introduction: Today software engineering is characterized by two strong trends: agile and distributed.  ...  Both together are increasingly demanded and challenge teams and projects due to lack of discipline, insufficient transparency, agile "ping pong" and thus overheads and rework.  ...  Technologies supporting verification and validation include static analysis and continuous unit test (based on test-driven development), which can be directly included in continuous development workbenches  ... 
doi:10.1109/ms.2018.2874668 fatcat:bu3qouw2pnguvoyny7reuiizry

Some future trends and implications for systems and software engineering processes

Barry Boehm
2006 Systems Engineering  
In response to the increasing criticality of software within systems and the increasing demands being put onto 21st century systems, systems and software engineering processes will evolve significantly  ...  It then discusses the likely influences of these trends on systems and software engineering processes between now and 2025, and presents an emerging scalable spiral process model for coping with the resulting  ...  Again, in keeping with the use of the spiral model as a risk-driven process model generator, the risks of not adequately and rapidly adapting the next increments to address the sources of needed change  ... 
doi:10.1002/sys.20044 fatcat:3ahvn4el3ngnreto3h3htixpxm
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