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Quality Attribute Support in a Component Technology for Vehicular Software


Publication Type:

Conference/Workshop Paper


Fourth Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice in Sweden


The electronics in vehicles represents a class of systems where quality attributes, such as safety, reliability, and resource usage, leaven all through development. Vehicular manufacturers are interested in developing their software using a component based approach, supported by a component technology, but commercial component technologies are too resource demanding, complex and unpredictable. In this paper we provide a vehicular domain specific classification of the importance of different quality attributes for software, and a discussion of how they could be facilitated by a component technology. The results can be used as guidance and evaluation for research aiming at developing component technologies suitable for vehicular systems.


author = {Mikael {\AA}kerholm and Johan Fredriksson and Kristian Sandstr{\"o}m and Ivica Crnkovic},
title = {Quality Attribute Support in a Component Technology for Vehicular Software},
month = {October},
year = {2004},
booktitle = {Fourth Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice in Sweden},
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