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Variability Management in Aspect-Oriented Architecture Description Languages: An Integrated Approach

Eiji Adachi, Thaís Batista, Uirá Kulesza, Ana Luisa Medeiros, Christina Chavez, Alessandro Garcia
2009 2009 XXIII Brazilian Symposium on Software Engineering  
Abstract-In this paper we propose an integrated approach for managing variabilities in architectural specifications of software product lines.  ...  Our approach combines an aspectoriented architectural description language for product lines, PL-AspectualACME, with a variability modeling language, VML4Arch.  ...  FINAL REMARKS In this paper, we presented an integrated approach to variability management in software architecture specifications.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sbes.2009.19 dblp:conf/sbes/BarbosaBKMCG09 fatcat:tpo7i4owubhkfb6w5op5v6ptca

An agent-based approach to tool integration

Flavio Corradini, Leonardo Mariani, Emanuela Merelli
2004 International Journal on Software Tools for Technology Transfer (STTT)  
In this paper we analyze the tool-integration problem at different abstraction levels and discuss different views on a layered software architecture that we have designed specifically for a middleware  ...  We noticed that the agent paradigm provided a suitable technology for abstraction in tool integration. Throughout the paper, the discussion refers to a case study in the bioinformatics domain.  ...  ToolNet architecture [6] is based on a service-oriented approach whose main components are Services and ToolAdaptors.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10009-004-0158-5 fatcat:5j4cwhb62vhrlf2nxbyrzgm77a

Integrating Behaviors for Mobile Robots: an Ethological Approach [chapter]

Jose Maria Canas Plaza, Vicente Matellan
2005 Cutting Edge Robotics  
It is an autonomous robot based in a 64 bit RISC processor, able to communicate using an integrated WiFi card.  ...  There are some specific programming languages for robotics, as for instance TDL (Task Description Language) (Simmons 1998) or RAP (Reactive Action Packages) (Firby 1994) .  ...  Various aspects of current research in robotics area are explored and discussed.  ... 
doi:10.5772/4655 fatcat:hdzztop4fbff7gmp4srnxb6loe

Integrated software methodologies – An engineering approach

Alan Wassyng, Mark Lawford
2010 Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa  
We make the case for greater integration of the individual methods and documentation used in the software development life-cycle.  ...  This integration is exactly what engineers do in other disciplines, and software engineers should take note of this.  ...  Acknowledgements The work presented in this paper is based on the efforts of many current and former employees and consultants of Ontario Power Generation Inc., and AECL, including: Glenn Archinoff, Dominic  ... 
doi:10.1080/0035919x.2010.522449 fatcat:mxd4gknaynethginmxpzgnursu

Integrating Ambient Intelligence Technologies Using an Architectural Approach [chapter]

A. Paz-Lopez, G. Varela, S. Vazquez-Rodriguez, J. A., R. J.
2010 Ambient Intelligence  
We discuss important aspects in context-aware systems and present some ideas related to context management in the HI3 architecture.  ...  Two main approaches can be distinguished. Projects that rely on Service Oriented Architecture models (SOA), and projects that use a multi-agent approach.  ... 
doi:10.5772/8676 fatcat:iijudp2hefa5tkq6appy7wnkf4

Knowledge and Business Processes: Approaching an Integration [chapter]

Steffen Staab, Hans-Peter Schnurr
2002 Knowledge Management and Organizational Memories  
Starting in the analysis phase our approach paves the way for putting an intelligent assistant to work within a typical business process environment.  ...  This paper describes a principled approach towards creating an IT-support environment for knowledge workers.  ...  METHODOLOGY With our methodology we approach an integration of the knowledge management and business process aspects described in the preceding sections.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4615-0947-9_7 fatcat:nfhhv5ymvjddhnyiiqujoghbpm

An ontological oriented approach on e-learning. Integrating semantics for adaptive e-learning systems

Miltiadis D. Lytras, Athanasia Pouloudi, Nikolaos Korfiatis
2003 European Conference on Information Systems  
In the last decade the evolution on educational technologies forced an extraordinary interest in new methods for delivering learning content to learners.  ...  This paper provides an initial discussion of the role of ontologies in the context of e-learning.  ...  In our architectural approach we use another model of computerized descriptions, called "Resource Description Framework" -RDF.  ... 
dblp:conf/ecis/LytrasPK03 fatcat:n2tc7jicgnco3jbofimk7vbaqe

Method integration: An approach to develop agent oriented methodologies

2015 Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining  
Despite the various methodologies introduced in the agent-oriented software engineering, the main challenges are defects in different aspects of methodologies.  ...  Agent oriented software engineering (AOSE) is an emerging field in computer science and proposes some systematic ideas for multi agent systems analysis, implementation and maintenance.  ...  aspects Cost (Property management fee examined the methodology adopted).  ... 
doi:10.5829/idosi.jaidm.2015.03.01.07 fatcat:hc3f4dv67jawthvijkenst34ue

Rules Integration in Business Process Models - A Fuzzy Oriented Approach

Oliver Thomas, Thorsten Dollmann, Peter Loos
2015 Enterprise Modelling and Information Systems Architectures - An International Journal  
In business process management, decision situations are often characterized by fuzziness.  ...  This article will show how fuzzy conditions and vaguely formulated goals in business process models can be considered using the fuzzy set theory.  ...  The authors would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their comments which helped to improve an earlier version of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.18417/emisa.3.2.2 dblp:journals/emisaij/ThomasDL08 fatcat:4fk6fklsvjeizi5t2ej5kyxbai

VeriAgent: an Approach to Integrating UML and Formal Verification Tools

E. Mota, E. Clarke, A. Groce, W. Oliveira, M. Falcão, J. Kanda
2004 Electronical Notes in Theoretical Computer Science  
aspects an interface should have to fully integrate them.  ...  With software rapidly growing in size and complexity, graphical specifications in languages like UML need to be formally verified, before the implementation phase, in order to guarantee the development  ...  As DOM descriptions are easily mapped into first-order expressions, all modern UML-based CASE tools which export to XMI can be used in our architecture (see Section 4 for an example).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.entcs.2004.04.008 fatcat:cnk7hmncgvcpjm4asufquntdee

An empirical study of IS architectures in French SMEs: integration approaches

Marc Bidan, Frantz Rowe, Duane Truex
2012 European Journal of Information Systems  
The most common means for approaching enterprise architecture and any form of integration is via the construction of software bridges and interfaces.  ...  The contribution of this paper lies not in the identification of the three types but resides (1) in the description of their distribution in SMEs; (2) in the absence of other integration/interoperability  ...  the technical aspects of integration and interoperability.  ... 
doi:10.1057/ejis.2012.12 fatcat:fzl7smsfyfcoxkmbzw7ta2w6zi

An approach for semantic integration of heterogeneous data sources

Giuseppe Fusco, Lerina Aversano
2020 PeerJ Computer Science  
In this paper, we present an approach for the semantic integration of heterogeneous data sources, DIF (Data Integration Framework), and a software prototype to support all aspects of a complex data integration  ...  The proposed approach is an ontology-based generalization of both Global-as-View and Local-as-View approaches.  ...  Queries are expressed in MSL or in a specific language called LOREL (Lightweight Object Repository Language), an object-oriented extension of SQL.  ... 
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.254 pmid:33816906 pmcid:PMC7924686 fatcat:7zoiasrjsffmjat7bb6nedhz5e

An architectural approach for integrated network and systems management

Raouf Boutaba, Simon Znaty
1995 Computer communication review  
In this paper we introduce an architecture for the integrated management of all resources in a networked system, i.e. application, system and network resources.  ...  It maintains a clear distinction between management objectives and the resources being managed in order to provide an integrated view of the various tasks of management as well as an integrated and uniform  ...  Such an approach hinders integration and open cooperation.  ... 
doi:10.1145/216701.216703 fatcat:xfovkxcgq5ca7moo5226mckdk4

Enhancing Federated Cloud Management with an Integrated Service Monitoring Approach

A. Kertesz, G. Kecskemeti, M. Oriol, P. Kotcauer, S. Acs, M. Rodríguez, O. Mercè, A. Cs. Marosi, J. Marco, X. Franch
2013 Journal of Grid Computing  
In order to enable an enhanced provider selection and inter-cloud service executions, an integrated monitoring approach is proposed which is capable of measuring the availability and reliability of the  ...  approach.  ...  management with integrated service monitoring Figure 1 shows the Federated Cloud Management (FCM) [20] architecture extended with an integrated service monitoring approach.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10723-013-9269-0 fatcat:aoxqdoyykrgr3es7dx7i3c6evq

An Integrated Approach to the Procedural Modeling of Ancient Cities and Buildings

M. Saldana
2015 Digital Scholarship in the Humanities  
Unlike traditional 3D modeling software, in which the user directly manipulates polygons to simulate form, procedural modeling entails the use of computer programming languages to write a semantic description  ...  toward becoming an essential part of the digital humanist's toolkit.  ...  An efficient description operates with the minimum number of general rules that result in the widest range of variable and valid outputs.  ... 
doi:10.1093/llc/fqv013 dblp:journals/lalc/Saldana15 fatcat:fzxn7pd33vcqxe2k2tmsakxhkq
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