Contextual Matching Of Software Library Components

Fidge, Colin J. (2002) Contextual Matching Of Software Library Components. In Stooper, P. & Muenchaisri, P. (Eds.) Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference (APSEC 2002), 4-6 December, Gold Coast, Australia.

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Many automated programming environments construct software by integrating predefined components from a software library. A fundamental challenge in this process is to match the programmer's specified requirements against the stated capabilities of the components. We explain how the chances of successfully achieving a match can be increased by taking the program context surrounding each requirement into consideration. Formal rules, based on program refinement theory, are defined for context-based matching. The rules allow properties that can be proven to hold at a particular point in the program to justify matching with components that operate correctly only in such a context.

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ID Code: 10181
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
DOI: 10.1109/APSEC.2002.1182999
ISBN: 0769518508
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2002 IEEE
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Deposited On: 16 Oct 2007 00:00
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