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Semi-formal, not semi-realistic: a component description manager


Montgomery, EJ and Meling, R and Mehandjiska, D, Semi-formal, not semi-realistic: a component description manager, Proceedings of the Technology of Object-Oriented Languages, Systems and Architectures, 13-15 March 2002, Sofia, Bulgaria, pp. 197-207. ISBN 978-1-4615-0413-9 (2003) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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A new semi-formal method for describing and retrieving components has been devised, implemented and validated through the development of a component description manager. A new classification framework which allows component providers to describe components in a semi-formal but consistent way is proposed. The component descriptions are stored in a repository, and component consumers can use the same framework to define their requirements when searching for components. The framework is semi-formal and focuses on ease of use for the component providers and consumers. It aims to provide a level of accuracy and consistency close to that achieved by formal methods, without the same level of complexity.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:component-driven development, software component, software engineering
Research Division:Information and Computing Sciences
Research Group:Software engineering
Research Field:Software testing, verification and validation
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in the information and computing sciences
UTAS Author:Montgomery, EJ (Dr James Montgomery)
ID Code:97255
Year Published:2003
Deposited By:Information and Communication Technology
Deposited On:2014-12-09
Last Modified:2016-01-18
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