COTS selection best practices in literature and in industry

R. Land, L. Blankers, M.R.V. Chaudron, I. Crnkovic

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This paper presents an extensive literature survey of the software COTS component selection methods published to date, followed by a meta-model consolidating the activities and practices of these methods. Together with data collected from practitioners and researchers in the embedded systems domain, we provide concrete recommendations which will enable organizations to identify suitable practices when designing a customized selection processes.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHigh Confidence Software Reuse in Large Systems (10th International Conference on Software Reuse, ICSR 2008, Beijing, China, May 25-29, 2008, Proceedings)
EditorsH. Mei
Place of PublicationBerlin
ISBN (Print)978-3-540-68062-8
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
ISSN (Print)0302-9743


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