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Editor Waugh, Doug
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Abstract Evolutionary Systems are those that are capable of accomodating change over an extended system lifetime with reduced risk and cost/schedule impact. Most of our complex defense systems depend on software for their successful operation and, as a result, the software in those systems is the prmary vehicle for adapting to change. The EDCS (Evolutionary Design of Complex Software) Program is providing for the development and experimental application of new software technologies which can enable significant improvements in miltary mission effectiveness and information superiority. The goal is the capability to produce software intensive military systmes that are highly flexible and adaptable to meet changing requirements --- evolutionary systems.In addition to DARPA, the EDCS Program is co-sponsored by USAF Rome Laboratory, USAF Wright Laboratory, US Army Missile Command, and the National Science Foundation (NSF). Technical management is provided jointly by the DoD Software Engineering Institute (SEI) and Rome Laboratory. Rome Laboratory is DARPA's primary contracting agent.EDCS is organized into 5 Technology Clusters:1. Rationale Capture and Software Understanding2. Architecture and Generation3. High Assurance / Real-Time4. Information Management5. Dynamic LanguagesThis paper contains a short description of each cluster.
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1979-04-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes (SOEN)
Volume Number 22
Issue Number 5
Page Count 10
Starting Page 33
Ending Page 42


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