Issue No. 10 - October (2006 vol. 39)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2006.362
Luciano Baresi , Politecnico di Milano
Elisabetta Di Nitto , Politecnico di Milano
Carlo Ghezzi , Politecnico di Milano
Traditional software development is based on the closed-world assumption that the boundary between system and environment is known and unchanging. However, this assumption no longer works within today's unpredictable open-world settings, which demands techniques that let software react to changes by self-organizing its structure and self-adapting its behavior.
software engineering, open-world software, polymorphism, middleware systems, web services, grid computing, autonomic computing
E. Di Nitto, L. Baresi and C. Ghezzi, "Toward Open-World Software: Issue and Challenges," in Computer, vol. 39, no. , pp. 36-43, 2006.