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Software architecture classification for estimating the cost of COTS integration

Daniil Yakimovich, James M. Bieman, Victor R. Basili
1999 Proceedings of the 21st international conference on Software engineering - ICSE '99  
The use of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) products creates a software integration problem. whether a single COTS software component is being integrated into a software system, or the whole system is being  ...  A good estimate of integration cost can help in the decision of whether or not to use a COTS solution, the selection of the best COTS products, and determine the amount and type of glueware that needs  ...  Finally, this classification scheme might serve as the foundation for a COTS integration methodology, which wotild be useful for software developers.  ... 
doi:10.1145/302405.302643 dblp:conf/icse/YakimovichBB99 fatcat:qied3kfnjfb2jckukk4smujtd4

Estimating the Cost of Security for COTS Software [chapter]

Donald J. Reifer, Barry W. Boehm, Murali Gangadharan
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The paper starts by summarizing the actions we have taken to enhance COCOMO II to model the impact of security on development effort and duration.  ...  This paper describes enhancements being made to the University of Southern California's COnstructive COTS (COCOTS) integration cost model to address security concerns.  ...  We would like to thank the following groups for supporting the development of COCOTS: the USAF, the FAA, the Office of Naval Research, the Software Engineering Institute, the USC-CSE Affiliates, the members  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-36465-x_17 fatcat:ukiorpqrsvcvrdsulnredbg2km

Designing and Implementing a Diversity Policy for Intrusion-Tolerant Systems

Seondong HEO, Soojin LEE, Bumsoon JANG, Hyunsoo YOON
2017 IEICE transactions on information and systems  
Research on intrusion-tolerant systems (ITSs) is being conducted to protect critical systems which provide useful information services.  ...  Therefore, most ITSs employ redundant components to eliminate the SPOF problem and improve system reliability.  ...  When systems adopt COTS software, there are two approaches to reduce common vulnerabilities: developing variants of software and using diverse software.  ... 
doi:10.1587/transinf.2015edp7478 fatcat:lbbu4ixgjndtlntqqyaz7dozs4

Assessing COTS integration risk using cost estimation inputs

Ye Yang, Barry Boehm, Betsy Clark
2006 Proceeding of the 28th international conference on Software engineering - ICSE '06  
Further, to determine the relative risk impact, we use the productivity range of each cost driver in the risky combination to reflect the cost consequence of risk occurring.  ...  In this paper, we describe an approach to enable the user to obtain a COTS glue code integration risk analysis with no inputs other than the set of glue code cost drivers the user submits to get a glue  ...  There is a need to improve the risk management techniques for CBD to reap the expected benefits and avoid potential pitfalls of using COTS approach to system development.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1134285.1134345 dblp:conf/icse/YangBC06 fatcat:luu3qnazvzdd5aqy5ifogewo7q

Adaptable and Autonomic Mission Manager for Dependable Aerospace Computing

Ian Troxel, Alan George
2006 2006 2nd IEEE International Symposium on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing  
In addition, a more pronounced use of radiation-susceptible components in order to reduce cost makes the challenge of ensuring system dependability even more difficult.  ...  Among other features, the platform deploys an autonomic software management system to increase system dependability.  ...  the HCS Lab at Florida for developing benchmarks used in our experiments.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dasc.2006.17 dblp:conf/dasc/TroxelG06 fatcat:tvxolb456jaexbsl62a76yszgu

Voting Framework for Distributed Real-Time Ethernet based Dependable and Safe Systems [article]

Hans Dermot Doran
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Measured values from N-redundant sensors are typically subjected to some voting scheme to determine a value which is used in further processing.  ...  In this paper we present a voting framework which allows the sensors and the voting scheme to be configured at systemconfiguration time. The voting scheme is designed as a Real Time Ethernet profile.  ...  One path is to develop techniques to allow the use of non-certified Commercial Off the Shelf components (COTS.)  ... 
arXiv:2005.07262v1 fatcat:hpop7mrju5b6hduo7jlhbkgnfi

COTS-Based Real-Time System Development: An Effective Application in Pump Motor Control

George K. Adam, Nikos Petrellis, Panagiotis A. Kontaxis, Tilemachos Stylianos
2020 Computers  
The results provide sufficient evidence of the efficiency and reliability of the proposed approach into the development of a real-time control system based upon COTS components.  ...  It is essential for such systems to provide effective performance at an affordable cost.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors want to acknowledge the ADAMs Machines Constructions Company for providing the infrastructure, technical help and assistance in carrying out this research.  ... 
doi:10.3390/computers9040097 fatcat:pey64pa5rzdndn4jg6efo7umau

Towards Efficient Software Component Evaluation: An Examination of Component Selection and Certification

Rikard Land, Alexandre Alvaro, Ivica Crnkovic
2008 Proceedings of the EUROMICRO Conference  
) and/or during system development.  ...  and component selection is performed by a system development organization.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was partially supported by the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF) via the strategic research centre PROGRESS.  ... 
doi:10.1109/seaa.2008.76 dblp:conf/seaa/LandAC08 fatcat:vhqhn6b4p5ebrjl4lfpyeggalu

Issues in Developing Security Wrapper Technology for COTS Software Products [chapter]

John C. Dean, Li Li
2001 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The use of Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) software products as components of large-scale systems has become more and more pervasive.  ...  The goal was to test our theory that security wrappers for COTS products are feasible.  ...  We proposed to develop security wrappers for COTS products that take on the role of the user within the COTS-based system.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-45588-4_8 fatcat:ud4qh6cdgjeodnqeg2vwci2vq4

Cyclooctatetraene: A Bioactive Cubane Paradigm Complement

Hui Xing, Sevan D. Houston, Xuejie Chen, Sussan Ghassabian, Tyler Fahrenhorst-Jones, Andy Kuo, Cody-Ellen P. Murray, Kyna-Anne Conn, Kara N. Jaeschke, Da-Yun Jin, Cielo Pasay, Paul V. Bernhardt (+11 others)
2019 Chemistry - A European Journal  
COT either outperformed or matched cubane in multiple cases suggesting that versatile complementarity exists between the two systems for enhanced bioactive molecule discovery.  ...  This electronic property restriction associated with cubane has been addressed herein with cyclooctatetraene (COT), using known pharmaceutical and agrochemical compounds as templates.  ...  CIPDD research infrastructure was purchased using investment funds from the Queensland Government Smart State Research Facilities Fund as well as from TIA.  ... 
doi:10.1002/chem.201806277 pmid:30681236 pmcid:PMC6436534 fatcat:pqgns6mtxrc5rmp3k5eum5ubh4

Simplified Control Structure for Current Control of Single Phase Rectifiers Using COT-ANN-PWM

Julio Viola, Jose Restrepo, Jose M. Aller, Mary Diaz, Ronald Harley, Thomas Habetler
2007 Neural Networks (IJCNN), International Joint Conference on  
The results obtained with the proposed scheme are similar to the ones obtained in a previous work but using a simpler control structure.  ...  Simulations are used to test the validity of the proposed algorithm and the results are later verified by a practical implementation of this system.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The authors would like to thank the Dean of research and development at the Simon Bolivar University for the financial support of this work.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ijcnn.2007.4371158 dblp:conf/ijcnn/ViolaRDAHH07 fatcat:vmbr4hb3n5fgdp5phdgzq4ybj4

Chemistry of a novel zerovalent ruthenium π-acidic alkene complex, Ru(η6-1,3,5-cyclooctatriene)(η2-dimethyl fumarate)2

Take-aki MITSUDO, Yasuyuki URA, Teruyuki KONDO
2007 Proceedings of the Japan Academy. Series B, Physical and biological sciences  
Complex 1 reacts with amines, phosphines or water to give new zerovalent ruthenium complexes with the ligands.  ...  Complex 1 or Ru(cod)(cot) catalyzes various new carbon-carbon bond-forming reactions that include the [2 + 2] cycloaddition of alkenes and alkynes via ruthenacycles, the creation of a new hydrocarbon,  ...  Acknowledgement The authors would like to express their sincere gratitude to our students and Dr. K. Wada whose efforts have made this work possible.  ... 
doi:10.2183/pjab.83.65 pmid:24019585 pmcid:PMC3756878 fatcat:5b5o57jrord2jplrvtdgnifdcy

Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Software Development Framework

Basem Suleiman
2008 Australian Software Engineering Conference : Proceedings  
The reliance on COTS components has lead to Component-Based Development (CBD) software systems and introduced changes to the software development process and hence software project management responsibilities  ...  Budget and schedule savings are the driving factors for the adoption of Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) software components by software development organizations.  ...  Acknowledgement I would like to acknowledge Bhuvan Unhelkar for the valuable information and knowledge he presented in IT Project Management unit at the University of Western Sydney.  ... 
doi:10.1109/aswec.2008.4483264 fatcat:mbxsebm4j5fqtp3rc5jonbvc3y

Mitigating soft errors to prevent a hard threat to dependable computing

Y. Crouzet, J. Collet, J. Arlat
2005 11th IEEE International On-Line Testing Symposium  
In order to be able to account for the various issues involved, a concerted reflection has been carried out including embedded system integrators, manufacturers, and academic researchers.  ...  Finally, we introduce the various contributions that are meant to address the several factors that characterize the problem posed by soft errors and provide solutions to mitigate their effects.  ...  Dependability Engineering) 1 to investigate the impact of technology trend with respect to soft errors and dependability issues.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iolts.2005.42 dblp:conf/iolts/CrouzetCA05 fatcat:r4lgft7ro5akvit7ze6kz2i6by

The Contribution of Reactive Oxygen Species to the Photobleaching of Organic Fluorophores

Qinsi Zheng, Steffen Jockusch, Zhou Zhou, Scott C. Blanchard
2013 Photochemistry and Photobiology  
Photo-excitation of fluorophores commonly used for biological imaging applications generates reactive oxygen species (ROS) which can cause bleaching of the fluorophore and damage to the biological system  ...  We also show that Cy5 generates significantly less ROS when covalently linked to the protective agents, cyclooctatetraene (COT), nitrobenzyl alcohol (NBA), or Trolox.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by the National Institutes of Health (GM098859-01A1 to SCB) and the National Science Foundation (CHE 11-11392 to SJ). We are grateful to Roger B.  ... 
doi:10.1111/php.12204 pmid:24188468 pmcid:PMC3959289 fatcat:sg3h34sxivck5khqgbt6mrcyb4
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