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Sterritt, Roy, Hinchey, Mike and Vassev, Emil (2010) Self-Managing Software. In: Encyclopedia of Software Engineering. (Eds: Laplante, Phillip A.), Taylor & Francis, pp. 1072-1081. ISBN 1-4200-5977-7 [Book section]

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URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1081/E-ESE-120044621

DOI: 10.1081/E-ESE-120044621


It is a long established fact that the complexity in contemporary software systems is increasing rapidly and so are the costs for maintenance and development of such systems. To relieve the burden of maintaining such complex infrastructures, much effort has been made to make software more dynamic and adaptive. In general, the idea is to make software systems self-managing, which will allow for automatic or semiautomatic changes at run-time in a system's infrastructure and behavior according to the operational context. This entry introduces a special class of software systems termed self-managing software.

Item Type:Book section
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Mathematics
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute
Computer Science Research Institute > Smart Environments
ID Code:21215
Deposited By:Mr Roy Sterritt
Deposited On:27 Aug 2012 09:25
Last Modified:27 Aug 2012 09:25

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