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Specification and Implementation in ODP

Linington, Peter F. and Frank, W.F. (2001) Specification and Implementation in ODP. In: Cordeiro, Jose and Kilov, Haim, eds. Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Open Distribute Processing: Enterprise, Computation, Knowledge, Engineering and Realisation: In conjunction with ICEIS 2001. ICEIS Press, pp. 69-80. ISBN 972-98050-5-9. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

ODP specifications are normally produced as one step in the process of planning and implementing real systems, but the detailed sequence of events differs depending on the methodology and intended scope of the specification. This can lead to divergences of opinion about how specifications are to be interpreted. This paper reviews some of the issues and argues that there need not be a problem if ODP specifications are interpreted in terms of a flexible conformance architecture. It looks at the interplay between specification and testing, and reviews the conformance aspects of the RM-ODP to see how it is able to provide the necessary flexibility for the creation of long-lived and reusable enterprise specifications.

Item Type: Book section
Uncontrolled keywords: ODP Architecture Modelling
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Systems Architecture Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 17:59 UTC
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2019 11:57 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/13589 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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