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Issue No.01 - January/February (2011 vol.28)
pp: 58-63
Grace Lewis , Software Engineering Institute
Edwin Morris , Software Engineering Institute
Soumya Simanta , Software Engineering Institute
Dennis Smith , Software Engineering Institute
There's an increasing trend toward interconnected systems of systems (SoS) that provide capabilities not available in a single system. One emerging approach for engineering software-intensive systems of systems is service-oriented architecture (SOA); however, it's likely that future new implementation technologies will appear as SoS requirements change and become more demanding. The purpose of this article is to present fundamental service-oriented principles that can be used for engineering SoS regardless of the implementation technologies, aspects of service orientation that need to advance to support SoS engineering, and some thoughts on what a service-oriented SoS engineering approach would look like.
SOA, service-oriented architecture, service orientation, systems of systems, SoS, SoS engineering
Grace Lewis, Edwin Morris, Soumya Simanta, Dennis Smith, "Service Orientation and Systems of Systems", IEEE Software, vol.28, no. 1, pp. 58-63, January/February 2011, doi:10.1109/MS.2011.15
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