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Lookup NU author(s): Dr Jeremy Bryans,
Professor John Fitzgerald,
Dr Richard Payne
This is the authors' accepted manuscript of a conference proceedings (inc. abstract) that has been published in its final definitive form by IEEE, 2014.
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This paper proposes and demonstrates an archi- tectural pattern for the contractual specification of interfaces between constituent systems within a System of Systems (SoS). We take a structured approach to the development of the pattern, which we call the Contract Pattern. It is developed and demonstrated in SysML using a case study from the Audio/Video domain. We also identify some of the obstacles in the way of checking the conformance of a constituent system to a contract, and discuss how these may be overcome.
Author(s): Payne R; Fitzgerald J; Bryans J; Miyazawa A; Kristensen K
Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Publication status: Published
Conference Name: IEEE 9th International Systems of Systems Engineering Conference (SoSE 2014)
Year of Conference: 2014
Date deposited: 02/07/2014