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Wednesday February 25, 1998


Session 1
Keynote Session
Session Chair: Dennis Plunkett

Introduction/Announcements
Judy Kerner, GSAW 98 Chair

Welcome Address
E.C. Aldridge, Jr., President, The Aerospace Corporation

Future Satellite Operations Architecture
Maj. Gen. Robert S. Dickman, DoD Space Architect

The Value of Software Architecture
John Salasin, DARPA Program Manager, EDCS Program 


Session 2
Technology Perspectives
Session Chair: Judy Kerner 

Conflicts Among Architecture Evaluation Criteria
Barry Boehm, USC - Center for Software Engineering

Essentials of Successful Product Line Practice
Linda Northrop, Software Engineering Institute 


Session 3
Product Lines
Session Chair: Sergio Alvarado

Control Channel Toolkit--A Product Line Initiative in the NRO
John Ohlinger, National Reconnaissance Office

COTS AI Technologies for Satellite Control
Capt. Steve Lindsay, Air Force Research Laboratory/Space Vehicles Directorate

Product-Line Development Metrics
Nancy Eickelmann, Microelectronics and Computer Technology Company 


Session 4
Impact on System Interoperability
Session Chair: Charles Simmons

Secure Web Command and Control
James H. Langston, Computer Sciences Corporation

An Architecture to Promote the Commercialization of Space Mission Monitor and Control
Michael K. Jones, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Distributed System Software Architecture Perspective on System Interoperability
Janis Putman, Mitre Corporation 


Session 5
COTS and Legacy Software Integration
Session Chair: Phillip Schmidt

Dynamic Languages and Dynamic Architectures
Vincent J. Kovarik Jr., Software Technology Inc.

An Object-Oriented Architecture for the ICO Payload Control System
Brian F. Gilmer, Hughes Space & Communications

Product Line Development Through Systematic Reuse Using Commercial Processes
Jeffrey A. Shaw, Raytheon Systems Company 


Session 6
Space/Ground Tradeoffs
Session Chair: Brian Gallagher

The Use of Design-to-Debris Prototypes in Space-Ground Trades
Rex D. Pendley, Computer Sciences Corporation

Managing Automation and Autonomy
Dave Welch, AlliedSignal Technical Services Corporation

Key Mission Systems Engineering Trades For Determining Satellite System Architecture
Paul Nussbaum, TRW

The Concept Design Center (CDC) Lessons Learned
Rhoda G. Novak, The Aerospace Corporation 


Thursday February 26, 1998


Session 7
Keynote Session
Session Chair: Rodney Gibson

Announcements
Charles Simmons, GSAW 98 Co-Chair

An NRO Vision for Ground Systems Architecture
Brig. Gen. Howard J. Mitchell, Director, Communications Systems Acquisition and Operations

Ten Common Misconceptions about Software Architecture
Philippe Kruchten, Director of Process Development, Rational Software Corporation 


Session 8
Architecture Evaluation
Session Chair: Ron Nishinaga

Research Directions in Software Architecture
Capt. Mark J. Gerken, Air Force Research Laboratory - Information Directorate

A COTS Based Reference Architecture for Satellite Ground Systems
Kevin Hassett, Computer Sciences Corporation

Evaluation Criteria for Satellite Ground Systems
Charles Simmons, The Aerospace Corporation

An Evaluation of Object Oriented Architecture Models for Satellite Ground Systems
Sergio J. Alvarado, The Aerospace Corporation 


Session 9
Emerging Technologies in SGS Development
Session Chair: Charles Simmons

Architectural Implications of Common Operator Interfaces (attachment: paper)
Richard N. Taylor, University of California, Irvine

Derivation of Domain Specific Design Patterns--Applications to design and construction of SGS
Dan Port, USC - Center for Software Engineering

Agent-Based Adaptive Computing for Ground Stations
Rodney Price, TRW 


Overview of Breakout Sessions

Architecture Evaluation: Criteria, Methods, Tools
Barry Boehm, USC - Center for Software Engineering

COTS and Legacy Software Integration Issues
Dennis Smith, Software Engineering Institute

Space/Ground Tradeoffs
Robert K. Wilson, Jet Propulsion

LaboratoryArchitectural Implications of Common Operator Interfaces
Carl Sunshine, The Aerospace Corporation 


Breakout Session 1
Architecture Evaluation: Criteria, Methods, Tools
Session Chair: Barry Boehm

Product-Line Development Metrics
Nancy Eickelmann, Microelectronics and Computer Technology Company

Interoperability Conflict Analysis
Rose Gamble, University of Tulsa

Architecture Evaluation Policy/Measurement Approaches
James A. Hager, Pennsylvania State University

Software Architecture Dependence Analysis
Debra J. Richardson, University of California, Irvine

Evaluation Criteria for Satellite Ground Systems
Charles Simmons, The Aerospace Corporation 


Breakout Session 2
COTS and Legacy Software Integration Issues
Session Chair: Dennis Smith
Session Co-Chair: Rhoda Novak

COCOTS: Constructive COTS Integration Cost Model
Christopher Abts, USC - Center for Software Engineering

An Open, Reconfigurable Computing Approach to Space Data Communications Processing
Jay Costenbader, TSI TelSys Inc

Control Channel Toolkit--Methods and Technologies for a Reusable SGS Architecture
Michael Grier, Raytheon Systems Company

NOAA POES Engineering Network Prototype Status
Arthur T. McClinton Jr., Mitretek Systems

Middleware in COTS Command and Control Architectures
Larry McQueary, Storm Control Systems, Inc.

The NEAR Ground System: Evolutionary Development using EPOCH 2000
William C. Stratton, Integral Systems

The Role of Scalable, "Client" & "Server" Technologies in Emerging Space Ground Systems
Paul A. Thoreson, L-3 Communications 


Breakout Session 3
Space/Ground Tradeoffs
Session Chair: Robert Wilson

Virtual Ground Station Technology Development Planning
Nevin A. Bryant, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Key Mission Systems Engineering Trades For Determining Satellite System Architecture
Paul Nussbaum, TRW

The Use of Design-to-Debris Prototypes in Space-Ground Trades
Rex D. Pendley, Computer Sciences Corporation

Managing Automation and Autonomy
Dave Welch, AlliedSignal Technical Services Corporation

Reducing O & M Costs by Breaking Paradigms
Robert Zmarzlak, TRW Space & Electronics Group 


Breakout Session 4
Architectural Implications of Common Operator Interfaces
Session Chair: Carl Sunshine
Session Co-Chair: Mary Rich

JTA/COE HMI Considerations
Samuel E. Bowser, The Aerospace Corporation

Using a COTS-Based Ground System
Elaine K. Cline, Lockheed Martin Technical Organization

Issues in Standardization for Acquisition Reform
Garrett Goldfield, The Aerospace Corporation

Human Machine Interface Considerations in COTS Command and Control Systems
Richard J. Grich, Storm Control Systems, Inc.

Experiences in Defining Common Satellite Control HMI
Debbie Hankins, Lockheed Martin Federal Systems

Lessons Learned From the MAGIC Program's GUI Implementation
Capt. Steve Lindsay, Air Force Research Laboratory/Space Vehicles Directorate

SMC HMI Standards Definition: Status and Plans
Maj. Robert Mullany, SMC/AXE

Implementing an OS/COMET Model in a Model-View-Controller (MVC) Architectural Framework
Dean C. Oswald, Software Technology Inc.

Architectural Implications of Common Operator Interfaces (attachment: paper)
Richard N. Taylor, University of California, Irvine 


Friday February 27, 1998


Summary Session 

Summary of GSAW 98 Plenary Sessions
Rami Razouk, The Aerospace CorporationBreakout Session Outbriefs

Architecture Evaluation: Criteria, Methods, Tools
Barry Boehm, USC-Center for Software Engineering

COTS and Legacy Software Integration Issues
Dennis Smith, Software Engineering Institute

Space/Ground Tradeoffs
Robert K. Wilson, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Architectural Implications of Common Operator Interfaces
Carl Sunshine, The Aerospace Corporation


Panel Session
Ground System Architecture Issues
Session Chair: Rami Razouk

Barbara V. Anderson, Coordinator, Advanced Systems, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Barry Boehm, Director, USC-Center for Software Engineering
Col. Alan I. Kirschbaum, Director of Systems Engineering, SMC
Philippe Kruchten, Director of Process Development, Rational Software Corporation
Linda Northrop, Manager, Product Line Systems Program, Software Engineering Institute
Carl Sunshine, Principal Director, Program Support, Satellite Control & Spacelift Range Division, The Aerospace Corporation
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