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Edwin J. Morris
December 2016 - White Paper Pervasive Mobile Computing

Topics: Pervasive Mobile Computing

Authors: William Anderson, Jeff Boleng, Ben W. Bradshaw, James Edmondson, Grace Lewis, Edwin J. Morris, Marc Novakouski, James Root

Pervasive mobile computing focuses on how soldiers and first responders can use smartphones, tablets, and other mobile/wearable devices at the tactical edge.

November 2016 - Presentation Tactical Analytics

Authors: Edwin J. Morris

This work aims, in the long term, to build a pipeline to recognize and validate events and patterns

October 2016 - Poster Tactical Analytics

Authors: Edwin J. Morris

Recognizing Patterns of Life and Determining Credibility of Textual Data

April 2014 - Brochure Advanced Mobile Systems Initiative 2014

Topics: Pervasive Mobile Computing

Authors: Edwin J. Morris, Joseph P. Elm

This brochure describes how the AMS initiative supports the mobile communication and mobile-computing needs of edge users.

November 2013 - Conference Paper Architecture Patterns for Mobile Systems in Resource-Constrained Environments

Topics: Pervasive Mobile Computing

Authors: Grace Lewis, Soumya Simanta, Marc Novakouski, Gene Cahill, Jeff Boleng, Edwin J. Morris, James Root

This paper was presented at the 2013 Military Communications Conference

May 2013 - Presentation eMontage: An Architecture for Rapid Integration of Situational Awareness Data at the Edge

Authors: Soumya Simanta, Gene Cahill, Edwin J. Morris

A presentation from the ninth annual SATURN conference, held in Minneapolis, MN, April 29 - May 3, 2013.

May 2013 - Presentation Architecture Patterns for Mobile Systems in Resource-Constrained Environments

Authors: Grace Lewis, Jeff Boleng, Gene Cahill, Edwin J. Morris, Marc Novakouski, James Root, Soumya Simanta

A presentation from the ninth annual SATURN conference, held in Minneapolis, MN, April 29 - May 3, 2013.

December 2012 - Podcast Software for Soldiers who use Smartphones

Topics: Service-Oriented Architecture

Authors: Edwin Morris

In this episode, Ed Morris describes research to create a software application for smartphones that allows soldier end-users to program their smartphones to provide an interface tailored to the information they need for a specific mission.

October 2012 - Technical Note Cloud Computing at the Tactical Edge

Topics: Pervasive Mobile Computing

Authors: Soumya Simanta, Grace Lewis, Edwin J. Morris, Kiryong Ha (Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science), Mahadev Satyanarayanan (Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science)

This technical note presents a strategy to overcome the challenges of obtaining sufficient computation power to run applications needed for warfighting and disaster relief missions. It discusses the use of cloudlets-- localized, stateless servers running one or more virtual machines--on which soldiers can offload resource-intensive computations from their handheld mobile devices.

August 2012 - Conference Paper A Reference Architecture for Mobile Code Offload in Hostile Environments

Authors: Soumya Simanta, Grace Lewis, Edwin J. Morris, Kiryong Ha (Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science), Mahadev Satyanarayanan (Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science)

This paper presents a reference architecture for mobile devices that overcomes resource and connectivity limitations by exploiting cloudlets

August 2012 - Technical Report Results of SEI Line-Funded Exploratory New Starts Projects

Authors: Len Bass, Rick Kazman, Edwin J. Morris, Brad Myers, William Nichols, Robert Nord, Ipek Ozkaya, Raghvinder Sangwan, Soumya Simanta, Ofer Strichman, Peppo Valetto, Nanette Brown, Gene Cahill, William Casey, Sagar Chaki, Cory Cohen, Dionisio de Niz, David French, Arie Gurfinkel

This report describes the line-funded exploratory new starts (LENS) projects that were undertaken during fiscal year 2011. For each project, the report presents a brief description and a recounting of the research that was done, as well as a synopsis of the results of the project.

May 2012 - Poster eMONTAGE End-User Programming on Smartphone in Tactical Environment

Authors: Soumya Simanta, Edwin J. Morris

This poster illustrates how eMONTAGE enables end users to adapt software on smartphone to meet specific mission needs.

May 2011 - Presentation Experimentation in the Use of Service Orientation in Resource-Constrained Environments

Authors: Joe Seibel, Daniel Plakosh, Soumya Simanta, Edwin J. Morris, William Anderson

This presentation from SATURN 2011 discusses work done in off-the-shelf SOA technologies in military environments.

December 2010 - Technical Report Adaptive Flow Control for Enabling Quality of Service in Tactical Ad Hoc Wireless Networks

Topics: Software Architecture

Authors: Jeffrey Hansen, Scott Hissam, B. Craig Meyers, Edwin J. Morris, Daniel Plakosh, Soumya Simanta, Lutz Wrage

The network infrastructure for users such as emergency responders or warfighters is wireless, ad hoc, mobile, and lacking in sufficient bandwidth. This report documents the results from 18 experiments to investigate Adaptive Quality of Service, an approach to enable applications to fulfill their missions despite tactical network infrastructure limitations.

November 2010 - Technical Report Performance Analysis of WS-Security Mechanisms in SOAP-Based Web Services

Topics: Service-Oriented Architecture

Authors: Marc Novakouski, Soumya Simanta, Gunnar Peterson, Edwin J. Morris, Grace Lewis

This paper presents the results of a series of experiments targeted at analyzing the performance impact of adding WS-Security, a common security standard used in IdM frameworks, to SOAP-based web services.

March 2010 - Technical Report Testing in Service-Oriented Environments

Topics: Service-Oriented Architecture, Software Architecture, System of Systems

Authors: Edwin J. Morris, William Anderson, Sriram Balasubramaniam, David J. Carney, John Morley, Patrick R. Place, Soumya Simanta

This report makes 65 recommendations for improving testing in service-oriented environments. It covers testing functionality and testing for interoperability, security, performance, and reliability qualities.

June 2009 - Technical Note A Scenario-Based Technique for Developing SOA Technical Governance

Topics: Service-Oriented Architecture, Software Architecture, System of Systems

Authors: Soumya Simanta, Edwin J. Morris, Grace Lewis, Sriram Balasubramaniam, Dennis B. Smith

Organizations can make the available SOA governance frameworks more effective in their organizations using the scenario-based tailoring technique introduced in this technical note.

June 2008 - Technical Note SMART: Analyzing the Reuse Potential of Legacy Components in a Service-Oriented Architecture Environment

Topics: Service-Oriented Architecture, System of Systems

Authors: Grace Lewis, Edwin J. Morris, Dennis B. Smith, Soumya Simanta

Is legacy system migration feasible for your organization as a means of SOA adoption? The Service Migration and Reuse Technique (SMART) assists an organization in determining what to migrate, the steps needed, and the costs involved.

November 2007 - White Paper Common Misconceptions About Service-Oriented Architecture

Topics: Service-Oriented Architecture, System of Systems

Authors: Grace Lewis, Edwin J. Morris, Soumya Simanta, Dennis B. Smith, Lutz Wrage

This 2007 article from Crosstalk magazine suggests ways to more effectively address critical SOA issues that potential users, developers, and acquisition officers may have.

October 2007 - Technical Report COTS and Reusable Software Management Planning: A Template for Life-Cycle Management

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: William Anderson, Edwin J. Morris, Dennis B. Smith, Mary C. Ward

This 2007 report presents a COTS and Reusable Software Management Plan that can serve as a guide for how to manage multiple COTS and other reusable software components in complex systems.

October 2006 - Technical Note System-of-Systems Governance: New Patterns of Thought

Topics: System of Systems

Authors: Edwin J. Morris, Patrick R. Place, Dennis B. Smith

This 2006 technical note examines the ways in which six key characteristics of good IT governance are affected by the autonomy of individual systems in a system of systems.

April 2006 - Technical Note System-of-Systems Navigator: An Approach for Managing System-of-Systems Interoperability

Topics: System of Systems

Authors: Lisa Brownsword, David Fisher, Edwin J. Morris, James Smith, Patrick Kirwan

This technical note introduces the System-of-Systems Navigator (SoS Navigator), the collection and codification of essential practices for building large-scale systems of systems.

September 2005 - Technical Note SMART: The Service-Oriented Migration and Reuse Technique

Topics: Service-Oriented Architecture, Software Architecture, System of Systems

Authors: Grace Lewis, Edwin J. Morris, Liam O'Brien, Dennis B. Smith, Lutz Wrage

This document has been superseded by CMU/SEI-2008-TN-008, SMART: Analyzing the Reuse Potential of Legacy Components in a Service-Oriented Architecture Environment.

August 2005 - Technical Note Some Current Approaches to Interoperability

Topics: System of Systems

Authors: David J. Carney, David Fisher, Edwin J. Morris, Patrick R. Place

This 2005 report examines some of the complexities of interoperability and some recent research approaches to achieving it.

December 2004 - Technical Note Promising Technologies for Future Systems

Topics: System of Systems

Authors: Grace Lewis, Edwin J. Morris, Lutz Wrage

This 2004 report presents of a few of the many programs, technologies, and research efforts that are addressing the challenges faced by future systems.

July 2004 - Technical Report A Process for COTS Software Product Evaluation

Topics: System of Systems

Authors: Santiago Comella-Dorda, John Dean, Grace Lewis, Edwin J. Morris, Tricia Oberndorf, Erin Harper

This 2004 report focuses on COTS product evaluations conducted for the purpose of selecting products to meet a known need in a system.

April 2004 - Technical Report Systems of Systems Interoperability

Topics: System of Systems

Authors: Edwin J. Morris, Linda Levine, Patrick R. Place, Daniel Plakosh, B. Craig Meyers

This technical report documents the findings of an internal research and development effort on system of systems interoperability (SOSI).

March 2004 - Technical Report Current Perspectives on Interoperability

Topics: System of Systems

Authors: Lisa Brownsword, David J. Carney, David Fisher, Grace Lewis, Edwin J. Morris, Patrick R. Place, James Smith, Lutz Wrage, B. Craig Meyers

This 2004 report describes current research within the software engineering community on the topic of interoperability between software systems.

January 2004 - Presentation Improving Acquisition through COTS Risk Identification

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Edwin J. Morris, Patrick R. Place

A presentation made during the 2004 SIS Conference: Improving Acquisition through COTS Risk Identification.

January 2004 - Presentation SOSI: System of Systems Interoperability

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Linda Levine, Edwin J. Morris, Patrick R. Place, Daniel Plakosh

This presentation on System of Systems Interoperability (SOSI) was delivered by Linda Levine, B. Craig Meyers, Edwin J. Morris, Patrick R. Place, and Daniel Plakosh of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) in January 2004.

January 2004 - Presentation Guidelines for Acquisition Planning (January 2004)

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Wolfhart B. Goethert, Edwin J. Morris

This 2004 presentation on Guidelines for Acquisition Planning was delivered by Cecilia A. Albert and three others of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI).

September 2003 - Technical Report SEI Independent Research and Development Projects (FY 2003)

Authors: Felix Bachmann, Sven Dietrich, Peter H. Feiler, Suzanne Garcia-Miller, Mark H. Klein, Edwin J. Morris, Patrick R. Place, Daniel Plakosh, Robert C. Seacord, Anthony J. Lattanze, B. Craig Meyers, John McHugh, Len Bass, David J. Carney

This report describes the IR&D projects that were conducted during fiscal year 2003 (October 2002 through September 2003).

September 2003 - Technical Report Identifying Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Product Risks: The COTS Usage Risk Evaluation

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: David J. Carney, Edwin J. Morris, Patrick R. Place

This 2003 report describes the development of an approach to reduce the number of program failures attributable to COTS software: the COTS Usage Risk Evaluation (CURE).

June 2003 - Technical Note Proceedings of the System of Systems Interoperability Workshop (February 2003)

Topics: System of Systems

Authors: Linda Levine, Edwin J. Morris, Patrick R. Place, Daniel Plakosh, B. Craig Meyers

This report documents the model of interoperability presented and the findings from the System of Systems Interoperability Workshop, held in February 2003.

November 2002 - Technical Report Evolutionary Process for Integrating COTS-Based Systems (EPIC) Building, Fielding, and Supporting Commercial-off-the-Shelf (COTS) Based Solutions

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Cecilia Albert, Lisa Brownsword, David Bentley (U.S. Air Force), Thomas Bono (MITRE), Edwin J. Morris, Deborah Pruitt (MITRE)

This 2002 document is the first release of a full description of the EPIC framework along with its activities and artifacts.

July 2002 - Technical Report Evolutionary Process for Integrating COTS-Based Systems (EPIC): An Overview

Authors: Cecilia Albert, Lisa Brownsword, David Bentley (U.S. Air Force), Thomas Bono (MITRE), Edwin J. Morris, Deborah Pruitt (MITRE)

This document is the first release of an overview of the EPIC framework along with its activities and artifacts.

November 1997 - Special Report Workshop on COTS-Based Systems

Topics: System of Systems

Authors: Tricia Oberndorf, Lisa Brownsword, Edwin J. Morris, Carol A. Sledge

This report documents the proceedings of the first Workshop on COTS-Based Systems, held at the SEI in June 1997.

July 1996 - Technical Report Software Process Automation: Experiences from the Trenches

Authors: Alan M. Christie, Linda Levine, Edwin J. Morris, David Zubrow, Teresa Belton (Nolan Norton and Company), Larry Proctor (Nolan Norton and Company), Denis Cordelle (Cap Gemini Segoti), Jean-Eloi Ferotin (Cap Gemini Segoti), Jean-Philippe Solvay (Cap Gemini Segoti)

This 1996 report documents an empirical study that documented practical experiences related to software process automation and to identify what works and what does not.

March 1996 - White Paper The Gadfly: An Approach to Architectural-Level System Comprehension

Topics: Software Architecture

Authors: Paul C. Clements, Edwin J. Morris, Kurt C. Wallnau

This paper describes the Gadfly, an approach for developing narrowly-focused, reusable domain models that can be integrated and (re)used to aid in the process of top-down system comprehension.

March 1996 - White Paper The Gadfly: An Approach to Architectural-Level System Comprehension

Authors: Paul C. Clements, Robert W. Krut, Jr., Edwin J. Morris, Kurt C. Wallnau

This paper describes the Gadfly, an approach for developing narrowly-focused, reusable domain models that can be integrated and (re)used to aid in the process of top-down system comprehension.

August 1994 - Book Principles of CASE Tool Integration

Topics: Process Improvement

Authors: Alan W. Brown, David J. Carney, Edwin J. Morris, Dennis B. Smith, Paul Zarrella

Principles of CASE Tool Integration describes concepts, models, and guidelines for understanding CASE tool integration and analyzes in-depth the CASE tool integration problem.

August 1993 - Technical Report An Investigation into the State of the Practice of CASE Tool Integration

Authors: Jock Rader, Alan W. Brown, Edwin J. Morris

This 1993 report details observations and analyzes the current state of the practice of CASE tool integration.

March 1993 - Technical Report An Overview of PCTE: A Basis for a Portable Common Tool Environment

Authors: Fred Long, Edwin J. Morris

This 1993 report details the history and currentstatus of PCTE and PCTE-based environments.

November 1992 - Technical Report Guide to CASE Adoption

Authors: Dennis B. Smith, Edwin J. Morris, Kimberly Stepien-Oakes

This 1992 guide answers questions organizations may have concerning CASE technology, and provides a strategy for the adoption of CASE tools into an organization.

September 1992 - Technical Report Proceedings of the CASE Management Workshop

Authors: Cliff C. Huff, Dennis B. Smith, Edwin J. Morris, Paul Zarrella

This report summarizes the proceedings of the 1992 CASE Management Workshop. At this workshop, SEI affiliates discussed management topics such as CASE acquisition policy, the limits of CASE tools, CASE and metrics, and CASE tool selection.

May 1992 - Technical Report Proceedings of the CASE Adoption Workshop

Authors: Cliff C. Huff, Dennis B. Smith, Kimberly Stepien-Oakes, Edwin J. Morris

The 1992 report summarizes the results of the SEI-sponsored workshop, held to address key CASE adoption issues.

December 1991 - Technical Report CASE Studies in Environment Integration

Authors: Edwin J. Morris, Peter H. Feiler, Dennis B. Smith

This report identifies areas where successful standardization would improve tool and environment integration, as well as to pinpoint areas where successful integration standards exist.

September 1991 - Technical Report Issues in Tool Acquisition

Authors: Paul Zarrella, Dennis B. Smith, Edwin J. Morris

This 1991 technical report identifies issues involved in the acquisition of CASE tools.