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Alan W. Brown
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.

June 1995 - Special Report Proceedings of the SEI/MCC Symposium on the Use of COTS in Systems Integration

Topics: System of Systems

Authors: Alan W. Brown, David J. Carney, M. McFalls

These report includes the presentations and main highlights from the discussions of the SEI/MCC Symposium on the Use of COTS in Systems Integration, held at the SEI in January 1995.

March 1995 - White Paper A Case Study in Assessing the Maintainability of Large, Software-Intensive Systems

Topics: Software Architecture

Authors: Alan W. Brown, David J. Carney, Paul C. Clements

This paper presents a case study in assessing the maintainability of a large, software intensive system. The techniques used are described, and their strengths and weaknesses discussed.

March 1995 - White Paper A Case Study in Assessing the Maintainability of Large, Software-Intensive Systems

Topics: Software Architecture

Authors: Alan W. Brown, David J. Carney, Paul C. Clements

This paper presents a case study in assessing the maintainability of a large, software intensive system. The techniques used are described, and their strengths and weaknesses discussed.

September 1994 - Technical Report Replacing the Message Service Component in an Integration Framework

Authors: Paul Zarrella, Alan W. Brown

This 1994 report describes a task to examine interoperability aspects of the control integration component of the integration framework.

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.

November 1993 - Technical Report Reference Model for Project Support Environments (Version 2.0)

Authors: Alan W. Brown, David J. Carney, Tricia Oberndorf, M. Zelkowitz (University of Maryland)

The goal of the PSE Standards Working Group is to provide an interface standard that can be used by project managers as an aid in procuring or assembling a PSE for a particular project or organization. The first step towards this goal is establishing a reference model that describes the full scope of functionality that is expected of a PSE.

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.

June 1993 - Technical Report A Study in Software Maintenance

Authors: Susan A. Dart, Alan M. Christie, Alan W. Brown

This report presents the results of interviews between CASE Environments Project team members and personnel in eight software maintenance projects within an agency of the U.S. government. The purpose of the study was to learn more about the tools, procedures, and techniques project personnel use in their work.

December 1992 - Technical Report Control Integration through Message Passing

Authors: Alan W. Brown

This paper examines the message passing approach to integration in an SDE, looks at the general principles of the approach, and describes existing implementations.

May 1992 - Special Report An Annotated Bibliography on Integration in Software Engineering Environments

Authors: Alan W. Brown, Maria H. Penedo

This paper provides an annotated bibliography on integration in software engineering environments (SEEs).

January 1992 - Technical Report Understanding Integration in a Software Development Environment

Authors: Alan W. Brown, Peter H. Feiler, Kurt C. Wallnau

This 1992 report examines Software Development Environments (SDEs) from an integration perspective, describing the previous work in this area and analyzing the integration issues that must be addressed in an SDE.

January 1992 - Technical Report An Analysis Technique for Examining Integration in a Project Support Environment

Authors: Alan W. Brown, Peter H. Feiler

This report describes the use of a Project Support Environment (PSE) services reference model as an analysis technique that helps in describing, understanding, and comparing aspects of integration in a PSE.

October 1991 - Technical Report A Critical Review of the Current State of IPSE Technology

Authors: Alan W. Brown

This 1991 report evaluates the state of research work in IPSE, suggests reasons for the relative lack of success, and makes proposals for ensuring measured progress in the future.