The development of the FILA-SoS meta-architecture approach to acknowledged systems of systems (SoS) analysis allows a relatively unbiased method for exploring a potential SoS architecture space. This paper delves more deeply into the process of building the lists of desirable fuzzy attributes of a SoS, developing rules for combining attribute values to an overall assessment, and discovering membership function shapes that work well. A wide range of options exist for all the individual elements of SoS assessment. Some recommendations for finding an appropriate combination for the adjustable parameters of fuzzy assessment models through random architecture chromosome testing and iteration are developed.
L. Pape et al., "Selecting Attributes, Rules, and Membership Functions for Fuzzy SoS Architecture Evaluation," Procedia Computer Science, vol. 61, pp. 176-182, Elsevier, Nov 2015.
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Complex Adaptive Systems (2015: Nov. 2-4, San Jose, CA)
Engineering Management and Systems Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Adaptive systems; Architecture; Iterative methods; System of systems; Systems engineering acknowledged; Adjustable parameters; Architecture evaluation; Assessment; Fuzzy assessments; Fuzzy attributes; Fuzzy genetic; Membership functions; Meta-architecture
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