JSEA  Vol.7 No.5 , May 2014
Challenges for Software Engineering in Automation
ABSTRACT

This paper gives an introduction to the essential challenges of software engineering and requirements that software has to fulfill in the domain of automation. Besides, the functional characteristics, specific constraints and circumstances are considered for deriving requirements concerning usability, the technical process, the automation functions, used platform and the well-established models, which are described in detail. On the other hand, challenges result from the circumstances at different points in the single phases of the life cycle of the automated system. The requirements for life-cycle-management, tools and the changeability during runtime are described in detail.


Cite this paper
Vogel-Heuser, B. , Diedrich, C. , Fay, A. , Jeschke, S. , Kowalewski, S. , Wollschlaeger, M. and Göhner, P. (2014) Challenges for Software Engineering in Automation. Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, 7, 440-451. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2014.75041.
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