Semantic component selection - SemaCS

Sjachyn, Maxym and Beus-Dukic, Ljerka (2006) Semantic component selection - SemaCS. In: Fifth International Conference on Commercial-off-the-Shelf (COTS)-Based Software Systems, 2006. IEEE, Los Alamitos, USA, pp. 83-89. ISBN 0769525156


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In component based software development, project success or failure largely depends on correct software component evaluation. All available evaluation methods require time to analyse components. Due to the black box nature of components, preliminary judgments are made based on vendor descriptions. As there is no standard way of describing components, descriptions have to be interpreted using semantics and domain knowledge. This paper presents a semi-automated generic method for component identification and classification based on generic domain taxonomy and user generated semantic input. Every query is semantically tailored to what is being looked for, arriving at better results then it is currently possible using available automated categorisation systems.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Object-oriented programming, software selection, SemaCS automated categorisation system, component based software development, generic domain taxonomy, semantic component selection, semi-automated generic method, software component classification, software component evaluation, software component identification, user generated semantic input
Subjects: University of Westminster > Science and Technology > Electronics and Computer Science, School of (No longer in use)
Depositing User: Miss Nina Watts
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2007
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2010 14:31

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