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Commercial-off-the-Shelf (COTS)-Based Software Systems, International Conference on (2007)
Banff, Alberta, Canada
Feb. 26, 2007 to Mar. 2, 2007
ISBN: 0-7695-2785-X
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword (PDF)

pp. viii
Introduction

Foreword (PDF)

pp. viii
Workshops

Research Agenda for System of Systems Interoperability (PDF)

Patricia Oberndorf , Carnegie Mellon University
Anatol W. Kark , National Research Council, Canada
pp. 3

Composing Interoperable Ground Systems (PDF)

Judy Kerner , The Aerospace Corporation
Craig A. Lee , The Aerospace Corporation
Geri Chaudhri , The Aerospace Corporation
pp. 6
Tutorials

Promises, Expectations, and Realities of Interoperability: from COTS to Systems of Systems (PDF)

Lisa Brownsword , Software Engineering Institute
James Smith , Software Engineering Institute
pp. 12
Invited Presentations
Best Paper

Towards a Unified Catalogue of Non-Technical Quality Attributes to Support COTS-Based Systems Lifecycle Activities (Abstract)

Juan Pablo Carvallo Vega , ETAPATELECOM, Cuenca, Ecuador
Xavier Franch , Universitat Polit?cnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain
Carme Quer , Universitat Polit?cnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain
pp. 21-32
SESSION 1: SYSTEMS OF SYSTEMS AND EMERGENCE

Isolating Mechanisms in COTS-based Systems (Abstract)

M. T. Gamble , University of Tulsa
R. F. Gamble , University of Tulsa
pp. 33-40

Predicting Emergent Properties of Component Based Systems (Abstract)

Sutirtha Bhattacharya , University of Texas at Austin
Dewayne E. Perry , University of Texas at Austin
pp. 41-50

Realizing a Generic Medical Image Repository for System of Systems (Abstract)

N Chandrashekar , Philips Medical Systems, Bangalore
S. M Gautam , Philips Medical Systems, Bangalore
K.S Srinivas , Philips Medical Systems, Bangalore
J Vijayananda , Philips Medical Systems, Bangalore
pp. 51
SESSION 2: ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN

Decision Support for Handling Mismatches between COTS Products and System Requirements (Abstract)

Abdallah Mohamed , University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive, NW, Calgary
Guenther Ruhe , University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive, NW, Calgary
Armin Eberlein , American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, P.O. Box 26666, UAE
pp. 63-72

Software IC Revised: A New Approach of Component-Based Software Design with Software Slots (Abstract)

Shangwei Duan , University of Windsor, Canada
Xiaobu Yuan , University of Windsor, Canada
pp. 73-81

SIFT - A Component-Based Integration Architecture for Enterprise Analytics (Abstract)

Dave Thurman , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland WA
Justin Almquist , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland WA
Ian Gorton , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland WA
Adam Wynne , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland WA
Jack Chatterton , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland WA
pp. 82-92
SESSION 3: EVALUATION

Reconciling Agility and Discipline in COTS Selection Processes (Abstract)

Fredy Navarrete , Universitat Polit?cnica de Catalunya
Pere Botella , Universitat Polit?cnica de Catalunya
Xavier Franch , Universitat Polit?cnica de Catalunya
pp. 103-113

COTS Software Selection Process (Abstract)

Han Lin , Sandia National Laboratories
Anh Lai , Sandia National Laboratories
Rebecca Ullrich , Sandia National Laboratories
Michal Kuca , Sandia National Laboratories
Kelly McClelland , Sandia National Laboratories
Jessica Shaffer-Gant , Sandia National Laboratories
Sandra Pacheco , Sandia National Laboratories
Karen Dalton , Sandia National Laboratories
William Watkins , StrikeWire Technologies
pp. 114-122
SESSION 4: SERVICE ORIENTED ARCHITECTURES

Common Misconceptions about Service-Oriented Architecture (Abstract)

Grace A. Lewis , Software Engineering Institute, Pittsburgh, PA USA
Edwin Morris , Software Engineering Institute, Pittsburgh, PA USA
Soumya Simanta , Software Engineering Institute, Pittsburgh, PA USA
Lutz Wrage , Software Engineering Institute, Pittsburgh, PA USA
pp. 123-130

Reconfiguring Workflows of Web Services (Abstract)

R. Baird , University of Tulsa
M. Hepner , University of Tulsa
R. Gamble , University of Tulsa
M.T. Gamble , University of Tulsa
pp. 131-140

What COTS and Software Reuse Teach Us about SOA (Abstract)

William Anderson , Carnegie Mellon Institute
pp. 141-149

A Service-Oriented Approach for Specifying Component-Based Systems (Abstract)

Gerald Kotonya , Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4 WA, UK
John Hutchinson , Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4 WA, UK
pp. 150-162
SESSION 5: INTEGRATION

Attribute-Based COTS Product Interoperability Assessment (Abstract)

Jesal Bhuta , University of Southern California
Barry Boehm , University of Southern California
pp. 163-171

Data Model Transformation for Supporting Interoperability (Abstract)

Gorka Benguria , European Software Institute, Spain
Xabier Larrucea , European Software Institute, Spain
pp. 172-181

The Impact of Certification Criteria on Integrated COTS-Based Systems (Abstract)

M. Kelkar , University of Tulsa
R. Perry , University of Tulsa
R. Gamble , University of Tulsa
A. Walvekar , University of Tulsa
pp. 182-191

A Lightweight Taxonomy to Characterize Component-Based Systems (Abstract)

Holger M. Kienle , University of Victoria, Canada
Hausi A. Muller , University of Victoria, Canada
pp. 192-204
SESSION 6: EVOLUTION

A COTS-Based Approach for Evolving legacy Systems (Abstract)

Gerald Kotonya , Computing Department, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4 WA, UK
John Hutchinson , Computing Department, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4 WA, UK
pp. 205-214
SESSION 7: TESTING

On the validation of API execution-sequence to assess the correctness of application upon COTS upgrades deployment (Abstract)

Anjaneyulu Pasala , Reliable Care Solutions, Philips Research - India
Srinivasa Rao , Reliable Care Solutions, Philips Research - India
Arnab Dutta Gupta , Reliable Care Solutions, Philips Research - India
Srinivas Gunturu , Reliable Care Solutions, Philips Research - India
pp. 225-232

Verification and Validation of (Real Time) COTS Products using Fault Injection Techniques (Abstract)

R. Barbosa , Critical Software, S.A., Coimbra, Portugal
N. Silva , Critical Software, S.A., Coimbra, Portugal
J. Duraes , CISUC, University of Coimbra, Portugal
H. Madeira , CISUC, University of Coimbra, Portugal
pp. 233-242
Panels

Interoperability "Pain Points" in SMEs (PDF)

Hausi Muller , University of Victoria
pp. 243

A Research Agenda for Service-Oriented Architecture (PDF)

Kostas Kontogiannis , National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Athens, Greece
pp. 244
Posters

MDSOA for Achieving Interoperability (PDF)

Xabier Larrucea , European Software Institute, Spain
Gorka Benguria , European Software Institute, Spain
Stefan Schuster , European Software Institute, Spain
pp. 247

A Stakeholder Negotiation Process for Deriving COTS Evaluation Criteria (PDF)

Jesal Bhuta , University of Southern California
Hasan Kitapci , University of Southern California
pp. 248

Setting Up COTS-Based Software Product Lines (PDF)

Faheem Ahmed , University of Western Ontario, Canada
Luiz Fernando Capretz , University of Western Ontario, Canada
Miriam M. A. Capretz , University of Western Ontario, Canada
pp. 249
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 251
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