Verification and Validation in Systems Engineering : Assessing UML/SysML Design Models, Hardback Book

Verification and Validation in Systems Engineering : Assessing UML/SysML Design Models Hardback

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At the dawn of the 21st century and the information age, communication and c- puting power are becoming ever increasingly available, virtually pervading almost every aspect of modern socio-economical interactions.

Consequently, the potential for realizing a signi?cantly greater number of technology-mediated activities has emerged.

Indeed, many of our modern activity ?elds are heavily dependant upon various underlying systems and software-intensive platforms.

Such technologies are commonly used in everyday activities such as commuting, traf?c control and m- agement, mobile computing, navigation, mobile communication.

Thus, the correct function of the forenamed computing systems becomes a major concern.

This is all the more important since, in spite of the numerous updates, patches and ?rmware revisions being constantly issued, newly discovered logical bugs in a wide range of modern software platforms (e. g. , operating systems) and software-intensive systems (e. g. , embedded systems) are just as frequently being reported.

In addition, many of today's products and services are presently being deployed in a highly competitive environment wherein a product or service is succeeding in most of the cases thanks to its quality to price ratio for a given set of features.

Accordingly, a number of critical aspects have to be considered, such as the ab- ity to pack as many features as needed in a given product or service while c- currently maintaining high quality, reasonable price, and short time -to- market.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 248 pages, XXVI, 248 p.
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Software testing & verification
  • ISBN: 9783642152276

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