The 3rd International Workshop on a Research Agenda for Maintenance and Evolution of Service-Oriented Systems (MESOA 2009) was held at the 25th International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM 2009) in Edmonton, British Columbia, Canada on September 21, 2009.
The goal for MESOA 2009 was to discuss current efforts in the maintenance and evolution of service-oriented systems and identify research challenges in addressing existing gaps and problems. The workshop had 20 attendees, representing industry and academia. Papers and presentations contributed original work, and the discussions highlighted additional work that is being done as well as new research challenges. Presentations from the workshop can be found on the MESOA 2009 section of the SEI website.
This report includes selected papers presented at the workshop that highlight important issues within the established SOA research agenda.