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PASSI Methodology in the Design of Software Framework: A Study Case of the Passenger Transportation Enterprise

  • Daniel Cabrera-Paniagua
  • Claudio Cubillos
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5386)

Abstract

This paper presents a practical experience on the use of the PASSI methodology in conjunction with a general framework development process, in obtaining a software framework for a virtual enterprise for passenger transportation. In addition to background information on each of the topics discussed, diverse PASSI artifacts complemented with notational elements drawn from UML-F are shown. In addition, the experience on the use of PASSI for framework development is provided.

Keywords

PASSI Framework Development Process Agents Passenger Transportation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Cabrera-Paniagua
    • 1
  • Claudio Cubillos
    • 1
  1. 1.Escuela de Ingeniería InformáticaPontificia Universidad Católica de ValparaísoValparaísoChile

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