Last edited by JoJonris
Monday, May 18, 2020 | History

2 edition of use of non-formal information in reverse engineering and software reuse. found in the catalog.

use of non-formal information in reverse engineering and software reuse.

Alan J. Brown

use of non-formal information in reverse engineering and software reuse.

by Alan J. Brown

  • 258 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Brunel University in Uxbridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsBrunel University. Department of Computer Science.
The Physical Object
Pagination183p. :
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19720301M

Reverse engineering is commonly used for deciphering file formats for improving interoperability. For example, many popular commercial Windows applications don't run on Linux, which necessitates reverse engineering of files produced by . Article 6 of the EU Computer Programs Directive allows reverse engineering for the purposes of interoperability, but prohibits it for the purposes of creating a competing product, and also prohibits the public release of information obtained through reverse engineering of software.

SoftWindows 4/9/07 Distributed Objects 5 Reverse Engineering (Introduction to Binary Reversing) © SERG System Software •System software is a generic name for softwareFile Size: 1MB. This second usage of the term is the one most people are familiar with. Reverse engineering of software can make use of the clean room design technique to avoid copyright infringement. On a related note, black box testing in software engineering has a .

Used mostly for stealing financial information, but will settle for any other identity information and key logging Like any serious trojan, Spy Eye compresses its traffic and encrypts it – Compression is performed using a public library (LZO) – Encryption algorithm is proprietaryFile Size: 2MB. To analyze how software projects utilize these libraries, this thesis contributes an empirical study on the extent and nature of software reuse in practice. The study results indicate that third-party code reuse plays a central role in modern software development and that reuse of software libraries is the predominant form of by: 5.


Share this book
You might also like
plan with proposals for forming a company to work mines in the United States

plan with proposals for forming a company to work mines in the United States

The Audubon Society field guide to North American mammals

The Audubon Society field guide to North American mammals

Girouard Avenue

Girouard Avenue

Shadowed!

Shadowed!

How to cook for profit

How to cook for profit

Nolde

Nolde

Routine gingival retraction. (Videotape)

Routine gingival retraction. (Videotape)

Machining Fundamentals

Machining Fundamentals

Concrete manual

Concrete manual

The Overlook water gardeners handbook

The Overlook water gardeners handbook

introduction to Roman Dutch law.

introduction to Roman Dutch law.

atlas of demersal fish and invertebrate community structure in the eastern Bering Sea.

atlas of demersal fish and invertebrate community structure in the eastern Bering Sea.

Russia and Europe, 1789-1825.

Russia and Europe, 1789-1825.

Bonding in metallo-organic compounds

Bonding in metallo-organic compounds

Proposed constitutional amendments affecting the general property tax.

Proposed constitutional amendments affecting the general property tax.

National wealth and income.

National wealth and income.

History in the teaching of physics

History in the teaching of physics

Use of non-formal information in reverse engineering and software reuse by Alan J. Brown Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Use of Non-Formal Information in Reverse Engineering and Software Reuse A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy by Alan J. Brown Department of Computer Science, Brunel University 1. BibTeX @MISC{Brown92theuse, author = {J. Brown}, title = {The Use of Non-Formal Information in Reverse Engineering and Software Reuse}, year = {}}.

The use of non-formal information in reverse engineering and software reuse both reverse engineering and software reuse have been suggested as ways of salvaging some of the investment made in software that is now out of date. One goal that is shared by both reverse engineering and reuse is a desire to be able to redescribe source code, that Author: Alan J Brown.

To justify this text-based view of source code, an investigation into the possible use of non-formal information to index pieces of source code was undertaken. This involved attempting to assign descriptors that represent the code's function to pieces of Author: Alan J Brown.

Software Reverse Engineering is a process of recovering the design, requirement specifications and functions of a product from an analysis of its code. It builds a program database and generates information from this. The purpose of reverse engineering is to facilitate the maintenance work by improving the understandability of a system and to produce the.

Abstract. Software reverse engineering (SRE) is the practice of analyzing a software system, either in whole or in part, to extract design and implementation information.

A typical SRE scenario would involve a software module that has worked for years and carries several rules of a business in its lines of code; unfortunately the source code Cited by: 8.

Reverse engineering as this book will discuss it is simply the act of figuring out what software that you have no source code for does in a particular feature or function to the degree that you can either modify this code, or reproduce it in another independent work.

People have always explored and modified the technologies in their lives, whether crystal radios, automobiles, or computer software. Reverse engineering is one expression of this tinkering impulse.

Unfortunately, legal regulation of reverse engineering can impact the Freedom to Tinker in a variety of ways. This FAQ gives some information that may help coders reduce their. Now in the United States reverse engineering is generally considered to be a legitimate form of discovery mainly due to the fact that it encourages innovation.

There is legal precedence for reverse engineering being lawful: US Supreme Court - Kewanee Oil v. Bicron - US Supreme Court - Bonito Boats. Reverse engineering is also used to find security flaws in software, Schwartz says.

Though some companies use this to create defenses against such security flaws, hackers who create malicious software can use this process to find gaps in. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to.

The Use of Non-Formal Information in Reverse Engineering and Software ReuseAuthor: J. Brown. Binary Ninja: A reverse engineering platform. It focuses on a clean and easy to use interface with a powerful multithreaded analysis built on a custom IL to quickly adapt to a variety of architectures, platforms, and compilers.

reverse engineering techniques, e.g. to build up a repos-itory or to describe the elements and the structure of the system as well as their interrelationships.

Facilitating software reuse: One of the key issues in software reuse is the definition and developmentof reusable elements, such as software components, objects, parts of the system File Size: 48KB. Software reuse and reverse engineering are subjects of importance in increasing the lifespan of software systems.

Together with maintenance techniques and re-engineering they can increase the lifespan of software systems and therefore reduce the costs involved in keeping computer systems up to by: combining the use of informal information such as log-file traces and structural diagrams with formal approaches such as model checking.

Software reverse engineering is defined to be a process of analyzing software components and their interrelationships in order obtain a description of the software at a high-level of abstraction. Approaches for reverse engineering. I would add Reverse Engineering For Beginners by Dennis Yurichev to the list as well.

Best of all it's free and quality content. Best of all it's free and quality content. level 2.  The use of existing software or software knowledge to build new software.  In the last 20 years, several reuse techniques have been proposed.

 Libraries, objects, components, and so on.  Open source initiatives have created a large amount of source code Size: 62KB. Business case for software reuse. To remain competitive, software development organizations must reduce cycle time and cost, while at the same time adding function and improving quality.

One potential solution lies in software reuse. Software reuse is defined as the process of creating software systems from existing software rather than building software from scratch. Reuse can occur: (1) during maintenance, reengineering, or. Reverse engineering can be used for different purposes, like maintenance effort reduction, documentation improvement, etc., but also for software reuse.

In the process of software reuse, reverse engineering can be used to extract reusable components from existing software Cited by: This paper proposes an improved method for developing reusable components from the legacy non object-oriented codes.

By analyzing the key data types of subroutines in a non object-oriented system, this method extracts the meaningful objects and packs them as reusable components. This method has been implemented and applied successfully in our experimental .support tools may be required.

Reverse engineering produces a high-level representation of a software system from a low-level one. This paper describes a case study, which use the methodology for reverse engineering that recovers the design artifacts of a software system from its source code and related documentation.

The methodology consists.