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Author Schmerl, Bradley R. ♦ Marlin, Chris D.
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Publisher IEEE Computer Society Press
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Consistency Mechanism ♦ Partially Bound Dynamically ♦ Certain Assumption ♦ Configuration Management Concept ♦ State Assumption ♦ Bound Configuration ♦ Consistency Issue ♦ Incomplete Configuration ♦ New Component
Description Dynamically composed systems are able to incorporate new components as they execute. Therefore, configurations of these systems are not fully elaborated until at least the time that they are executed, and they are perhaps never fully elaborated. Such incomplete configurations are termed partially bound configurations. Although partially bound, it is still important to be able to analyse these configurations to ascertain whether they meet certain assumptions about their composition. We are endeavouring to provide such support for the construction of dynamically composed systems through the application of configuration management concepts. One way in which these concepts can be applied in this domain is to explicitly state such assumptions and hence be able to validate partially bound configurations against these assumptions; in this way, inconsistencies can be reported as soon as they arise. This paper discusses the issues involved in providing this kind of consistency mechanism for dyn...
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1996-01-01
Publisher Institution 1996 Australian Software Engineering Conference