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B. Craig  Meyers
March 2015 - White Paper SEI SPRUCE Project: Curating Recommended Practices for Software Producibility

Topics: Software Architecture, Measurement and Analysis, Cyber Risk and Resilience Management

Authors: Michael D. Konrad, B. Craig Meyers, Tamara Marshall-Keim, Gerald W. Miller, Bill Pollak

This paper describes the Systems and Software Producibility Collaboration Environment (SPRUCE) project and the resulting recommended practices on five software topics.

October 2012 - Technical Report Resource Allocation in Dynamic Environments

Topics: Ultra-Large-Scale Systems

Authors: Jeffrey Hansen, Scott Hissam, B. Craig Meyers, Gabriel Moreno, Daniel Plakosh, Joe Seibel, Lutz Wrage

When warfighting missions are conducted in a dynamic environment, the allocation of resources needed for mission operation can change from moment to moment. This report addresses two challenges of resource allocation in dynamic environments: overstatement of resource needs and unpredictable network availability.

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.

December 2007 - Technical Note Programmatic Interoperability

Topics: Acquisition Support, System of Systems

Authors: B. Craig Meyers, James Smith

This report introduces the concept of programmatic interoperability, which is the application of principles of interoperability to the acquisition management of systems. The report also discusses the orchestration of decisions and activities that are applicable to acquisition in a system-of-systems environment.

January 2007 - Technical Note Conditions for Achieving Network-Centric Operations in Systems of Systems

Topics: System of Systems

Authors: David Fisher, B. Craig Meyers, Patrick R. Place

This 2007 report lists conditions that must prevail to achieve effective acquisition, development, and use of systems of systems.

November 2006 - Technical Note Schedule Considerations for Interoperable Acquisition

Topics: Acquisition Support, System of Systems

Authors: B. Craig Meyers, Carol A. Sledge

This 2006 report examines the issue of schedule considerations for interoperable acquisition.

August 2006 - Technical Note Workshop on Model-Driven Architecture and Program Generation

Topics: Software Architecture, System of Systems

Authors: Grace Lewis, B. Craig Meyers, Kurt C. Wallnau

This report summarizes the results of a June 2006 workshop, held to explore business and technical aspects of program generation in the context of the Object Management Group's model-driven architecture development approach.

August 2006 - Technical Note Risk Management Considerations for Interoperable Acquisition

Topics: Risk and Opportunity Management

Authors: B. Craig Meyers

In this report, Craig Meyers addresses interoperable risk management, the interoperability of organizations that engage in risk management.

March 2006 - Technical Note Requirements Management in a System-of-Systems Context: A Workshop

Topics: Acquisition Support, System of Systems

Authors: B. Craig Meyers, James Smith, Peter Capell, Patrick R. Place

This 2006 report summarizes the results of a workshop focused on requirements management in a system of systems.

September 2005 - Technical Note Exploring Programmatic Interoperability: Army Future Force Workshop

Topics: System of Systems

Authors: B. Craig Meyers

This report documents the proceedings of the Future Force Workshop held at the SEI in 2004.

March 2005 - Technical Report Including Interoperability in the Acquisition Process

Topics: Acquisition Support, System of Systems

Authors: B. Craig Meyers, Ira Monarch, Linda Levine, James Smith

This 2005 report explores achieving interoperability in the acquisition process.

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.

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 A Model Problem Approach to Measurement-to-Track Association

Topics: System of Systems

Authors: Grace Lewis, B. Craig Meyers

This report illustrates the use of model problems in the design of a system.

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.

December 2001 - Technical Report A Framework for the Specification of Acquisition Model

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: B. Craig Meyers, Tricia Oberndorf

This special report provides a bibliography of books, articles, and other literature concerning the PSP and TSP methodologies.

August 2001 - Special Report Proceedings of the Real-Time Systems Engineering Workshop

Topics: Performance and Dependability

Authors: B. Craig Meyers, Peter H. Feiler, Theodore F. Marz

This report presents the results of a workshop on real-time systems engineering. The workshop was held as part of the SEI Symposium in Washington, DC, during September 2000.

July 2001 - Book Managing Software Acquisition: Open Systems and COTS Products

Topics: Acquisition Support, System of Systems

Authors: B. Craig Meyers, Tricia Oberndorf

This book presents fundamental principles and best practices for successful acquisition and utilization of open systems and commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) products.

April 1998 - Special Report Assessment of CORBA and POSIX Designs for FAA En Route Resectorization

Topics: Performance and Dependability

Authors: B. Craig Meyers, Daniel Plakosh, Patrick R. Place, Mark H. Klein, Rick Kazman

This report addresses the use of different technologies and an architectural tradeoff approach on a typical En Route system problem.

September 1995 - White Paper Assessing the Quality of Large, Software-Intensive Systems: A Case Study

Topics: Software Architecture

Authors: Alan W. Brown, David J. Carney, Paul C. Clements, B. Craig Meyers, Dennis B. Smith, Nelson W. Weiderman, William G. Wood

This paper presents a case study in carrying out an audit of a large, software-intensive system.

December 1993 - Technical Report An ADA Binding to the SAFENET Lightweight Application Services

Authors: B. Craig Meyers, Gary Chastek

This document describes an ADA binding to the Survivable ADAptable Fiber Optic Embedded Network (SAFENET) lightweight application services.

October 1993 - Technical Report The Use of ASN.1 and XDR for Data Representation in Real-Time Distributed Systems

Topics: Performance and Dependability

Authors: B. Craig Meyers, Gary Chastek

This report provides an overview of two standards that are used for data specification and representation in distributed systems.

October 1988 - Technical Report Functional Performance Specification for an Inertial Navigation System

Topics: Performance and Dependability

Authors: B. Craig Meyers

This 1988 report defines the functional and performance requirements for the inertial navigation system simulator that interfaces with the ECS simulator.

October 1988 - Technical Report System Specification Document: Shipboard Inertial Navigation System Simulator and External Computer

Authors: Nelson W. Weiderman, B. Craig Meyers

This document specifies high-level requirements for a shipboard inertial navigation system (INS) simulator and an external computer system that will interface with the inertial navigation system.

October 1988 - Technical Report Functional Performance Specification for an External Computer System Simulator

Topics: Performance and Dependability

Authors: Hans Mumm, B. Craig Meyers

This 1988 document defines the functional and performance requirements for the ECS simulator that interfaces with the inertial navigation system simulator.

July 1987 - Technical Report The Use of Representation Clauses and Implementation-Dependent Features in Ada: I. Overview

Authors: B. Craig Meyers, Andrea L. Cappellini

This report, the first in a series, presents an overview of the aspects of the Ada language relating to representation clauses and implementation-dependent features. Particular emphasis is given to the use of Ada for application to packed data structures.

July 1987 - Technical Report The Use of Representation Clauses and Implementation-Dependent Features in Ada: IIA. Evaluation Questions

Authors: B. Craig Meyers, Dawn Cappelli

This report is the second in a series on the use of representation clauses and implementation-dependent features in Ada.

July 1987 - Technical Report The Use of Representation Clauses and Implementation-Dependent Features in Ada: IIIA. Qualitative Results for VAX Ada

Authors: B. Craig Meyers, Dawn Cappelli

This report, one in a series, provides a qualitative assessment of the support of representation clauses and implementation- dependent features in Ada provided by the VAX Ada compiler, Version 1.3.

July 1987 - Technical Report The Use of Representation Clauses and Implementation-Dependent Features in Ada: IIB. Experimental Procedures

Authors: B. Craig Meyers, Dawn Cappelli

This report is one in a series dealing with the use of representation clauses and implementation-dependent features in Ada. The purpose of this report is to discuss detailed experimental procedures to assess compiler support.

July 1987 - Technical Report The Use of Representation Clauses and Implementation-DependentFeatures in Ada: IVA. Qualitative Results for Ada/M(44)

Authors: B. Craig Meyers, Dawn Cappelli

This report, one in a series, provides a qualitative assessment of the support of representation clauses and implementation-dependent features in Ada provided by the Ada/M(44) compiler, Version 1.6.