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ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR), Volume 35 Issue 2, June 2003

A brief history of just-in-time
John Aycock
Pages: 97-113
DOI: 10.1145/857076.857077
Software systems have been using "just-in-time" compilation (JIT) techniques since the 1960s. Broadly, JIT compilation includes any translation performed dynamically, after a program has started execution. We examine the motivation behind JIT...

The many faces of publish/subscribe
Anne-Marie Kermarrec, Pascal A. Felber, Rachid Guerraoui, Patrick Th. Eugster
Pages: 114-131
DOI: 10.1145/857076.857078
Well adapted to the loosely coupled nature of distributed interaction in large-scale applications, the publish/subscribe communication paradigm has recently received increasing attention. With systems based on the publish/subscribe interaction...

Requirements interaction management
Vecheslav Volkov, Suzanne D. Pawlowski, William N. Robinson
Pages: 132-190
DOI: 10.1145/857076.857079
Requirements interaction management (RIM) is the set of activities directed toward the discovery, management, and disposition of critical relationships among sets of requirements, which has become a critical area of requirements engineering. This...

Product metrics for object-oriented systems
Sandeep Purao, Vijay Vaishnavi
Pages: 191-221
DOI: 10.1145/857076.857090
We survey metrics proposed for object-oriented systems, focusing on product metrics. The survey is intended for the purposes of understanding, classifying, and analyzing ongoing research in object-oriented metrics. The survey applies fundamental...