Issue 6 • Dec 2002
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As electronic systems are entrusted with increasing numbers of critical tasks, it becomes important that these systems exhibit high levels of reliability. The increasing complexity of modern systems, combined with reduced development times, makes the production of fault-free systems extremely difficult. Minimising the effects of such faults is a challenging task. Developing a self-repair capabilit... View full abstract»
Issues pertaining to mechanisms which can be used to change the behaviour of Java classes at runtime are discussed. The proxy mechanism is compared to, and contrasted with other standard approaches to this problem. Some of the problems the proxy mechanism is subject to are expanded upon. The question of whether statically-developed proxies are a viable alternative to bytecode rewriting was investi... View full abstract»
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Published from 1997-2006, IEE Proceedings - Software included original contributions of interest to practitioners, researchers and managers who were engaged in software engineering. It covered all aspects of the software lifecycle, including design, development, implementation and maintenance.