Thomas A. Alspaugh
Publications

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2017

Walt Scacchi and Thomas A. Alspaugh. Issues in development and maintenance of open architecture software systemsissues in development and maintenance of open architecture software systems. CrossTalk — The Journal of Defense Software Engineering, 2017. To appear
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Walt Scacchi and Thomas A. Alspaugh. Cybersecure modular open architecture software systems for stimulating innovation. In 14th Annual Acquisition Research Symposium, pages 316–334, 26–27 Apr. 2017.
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2016

Walt Scacchi and Thomas A. Alspaugh. Achieving better buying power for mobile open architecture software systems through diverse acquisition scenarios. In 13th Annual Acquisition Research Symposium, pages 163–183, 4–5 May 2016.
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2015

Walt Scacchi and Thomas A. Alspaugh. Achieving better buying power through acquisition of open architecture software systems for web-based and mobile devices. In 12th Annual Acquisition Research Symposium, 13–14 May 2015.
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2014

Walt Scacchi and Thomas A. Alspaugh. Achieving better buying power through cost-sensitive acquisition of open architecture software systems. In 11th Annual Acquisition Research Symposium, 14–15 May 2014.
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2013

Thomas A. Alspaugh and Walt Scacchi. Ongoing software development without classical requirements. In 21st IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE’13), pages 165–174, 15–19 July 2013.
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doi:10.1109/RE.2013.6636716
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Walt Scacchi and Thomas A. Alspaugh. Streamlining the process of acquiring secure open architecture software systems. In 10th Annual Acquisition Research Symposium, pages 608–623, 2013.
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Walt Scacchi and Thomas A. Alspaugh. Challenges in the development and evolution of secure open architecture command and control systems. In 18th International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium (ICCRTS), pages 1–17, 19–21 June 2013.
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Walt Scacchi and Thomas A. Alspaugh. Processes in securing open architecture software systems. In International Conference on Software and System Processes (ICSSP 2013), pages 126–135, 18–19 May 2013.
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doi:10.1145/2486046.2486068
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Walt Scacchi and Thomas A. Alspaugh. Advances in the acquisition of secure systems based on open architectures. Journal of Cyber Security and Information Systems, 1(2):2–16, Feb. 2013.
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Thomas A. Alspaugh, Hazeline U. Asuncion, and Walt Scacchi. The challenge of heterogeneously licensed systems in open architecture software ecosystems. In Slinger Jansen, Michael Cusumano, and Sjaak Brinkkemper, editors, Software Ecosystems: Analyzing and Managing Business Networks in the Software Industry, pages 103–120, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2013.
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2012

Thomas A. Alspaugh, Walt Scacchi, and Rihoko (Inoue) Kawai. Software licenses, coverage, and subsumption. In Fifth International Workshop on Requirements Engineering and Law (RELAW’12), pages 17–24, 25 Sep. 2012.
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doi:10.1109/RELAW.2012.6347800
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Thomas A. Alspaugh and Walt Scacchi. Licensing security. In Fifth International Workshop on Requirements Engineering and Law (RELAW’12), pages 25–28, 25 Sep. 2012. Position paper. 
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doi:10.1109/RELAW.2012.6347799
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Walt Scacchi and Thomas A. Alspaugh. Designing secure systems based on open architectures with open source and closed source components. In 8th International Conference on Open Source Systems, Sep. 2012.
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doi:10.1007/978-3-642-33442-9_10
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Walt Scacchi and Thomas A. Alspaugh. Addressing challenges in the acquisition of secure software systems with open architectures. In 9th Annual Acquisition Research Symposium, pages 165–184, 15–17 May 2012.
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Walt Scacchi and Thomas A. Alspaugh. Understanding the role of licenses and evolution in open architecture software ecosystems. Journal of Systems and Software, 85(7):1479–1494, July 2012.
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doi:10.1016/j.jss.2012.03.033
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Thomas A. Alspaugh, Hazeline U. Asuncion, and Walt Scacchi. Software licenses, open source components, and open architectures. In Ivan Mistrík, Antony Tang, Rami Bahsoon, and Judith A. Stafford, editors, Aligning Enterprise, System, and Software Architectures, pages 58–79, IGI Global, 2012.
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doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-2199-2.ch004
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2011

Travis D. Breaux and Thomas A. Alspaugh. Governance and accountability in the new data ecology: A vision for electronic data licenses. In Fourth International Workshop on Requirements Engineering and Law (RELAW’11), 30 Aug. 2011.
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doi:10.1109/RELAW.2011.6050267
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Susan Elliott Sim and Thomas A. Alspaugh. Getting the whole story: An experience report on analyzing data elicited using the war stories procedure. Empirical Software Engineering Journal, 16(4):460–486, Aug. 2011.
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doi:10.1007/s10664-011-9157-9
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Thomas A. Alspaugh, Hazeline U. Asuncion, and Walt Scacchi. Presenting software license conflicts through argumentation. In 23rd International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2011), pages 509–514, 7–9 July 2011.
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Walt Scacchi and Thomas A. Alspaugh. Advances in the acquisition of secure systems based on open architectures. In 8th Annual Acquisition Research Symposium, 10–12 May 2011. An extended version appears in the DOD Journal of Cyber Security and Information Systems, February 2013. 
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2010

Thomas A. Alspaugh, Walt Scacchi, and Hazeline U. Asuncion. Software licenses in context: The challenge of heterogeneously-licensed systems. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 11(11):730–755, Nov. 2010.
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Walt Scacchi, Kevin Crowston, Chris Jensen, Greg Madey, Thomas Alspaugh, Megan Squire, Les Gasser, Scott Hissam, Yuzo Kanomata, Hamid Ekbia, Kangning Wei, Charles Schweik et al. Towards a science of open source systems. Nov. 2010. Report prepared for the Computing Community Consortium (CCC).
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Thomas A. Alspaugh, Hazeline U. Asuncion, and Walt Scacchi. The challenge of heterogeneously licensed systems in open architecture software ecosystems. In 7th Annual Acquisition Research Symposium, 12–13 May 2010.
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2009

Thomas A. Alspaugh, Hazeline U. Asuncion, and Walt Scacchi. The role of software licenses in open architecture ecosystems. In First International Workshop on Software Ecosystems (IWSECO-2009), pages 4–18, 27 Sep. 2009.
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Thomas A. Alspaugh and Walt Scacchi. Heterogeneously-licensed system requirements, acquisition, and governance. In Second International Workshop on Requirements Engineering and Law (RELAW’09), pages 13–14, 1 Sep. 2009.
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doi:10.1109/RELAW.2009.5
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Thomas A. Alspaugh, Hazeline U. Asuncion, and Walt Scacchi. Intellectual property rights requirements for heterogeneously-licensed systems. In 17th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE’09), pages 24–33, Aug. 31 – Sep. 4 2009.
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doi:10.1109/RE.2009.22
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Thomas A. Alspaugh, Hazeline U. Asuncion, and Walt Scacchi. Analyzing software licenses in open architecture software systems. In 2nd International Workshop on Emerging Trends in FLOSS Research and Development (FLOSS), pages 1–4, 18 May 2009.
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doi:10.1109/FLOSS.2009.5071361
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Thomas A. Alspaugh, Hazeline U. Asuncion, and Walt Scacchi. Software licenses, open source components, and open architectures. In 6th Annual Acquisition Research Symposium, 13–14 May 2009.
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2008

Susan Elliott Sim, Thomas A. Alspaugh, and Ban Al-Ani. Marginal notes on amethodical requirements engineering: What experts learned from experience. In 16th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE’08), pages 105–114, 8–12 Sep. 2008.
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doi:10.1109/RE.2008.52
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Amanda M. Williams and Thomas A. Alspaugh. Articulating software requirements comic book style. In Third International Workshop on Multimedia and Enjoyable Requirements Engineering (MERE’08), pages 1–5, 9 Sep. 2008.
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Mamadou Diallo, Leila Naslavsky, Thomas A. Alspaugh, Hadar Ziv, and Debra J. Richardson. Toward architecture evaluation through ontology-based requirements-level scenarios. In R. de Lemos, F. Di Giandomenico, C. Gacek, H. Muccini, and M. Vieira, editors, Architecting Dependable Systems V, Springer, 2008.
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doi:10.1007/978-3-540-85571-2_10
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Walt Scacchi and Thomas A. Alspaugh. Emerging issues in the acquisition of open source software within the U.S. Department of Defense. In 5th Annual Acquisition Research Symposium, pages 230–244, 14–15 May 2008.
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Thomas A. Alspaugh and Annie I. Antón. Scenario support for effective requirements. Information and Software Technology, 50(3):198–220, Feb. 2008.
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doi:10.1016/j.infsof.2006.12.003
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2007

Mamadou Diallo, Susan Elliott Sim, and Thomas A. Alspaugh. Case study, interrupted: The paucity of subject systems that span the requirements-architecture gap. In First Workshop on Empirical Assessment of Software Engineering Languages and Technologies (WEASELTech’07), 5 Nov. 2007.
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Thomas A. Alspaugh, Susan Elliott Sim, Kristina Winbladh, Mamadou Diallo, Hadar Ziv, and Debra J. Richardson. Clarity for stakeholders: Empirical evaluation of ScenarioML, use cases, and sequence diagrams. In Fifth International Workshop on Comparative Evaluation in Requirements Engineering (CERE’07), pages 1–10, 16 Oct. 2007.
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Mamadou H. Diallo, Leila Naslavsky, Hadar Ziv, Thomas A. Alspaugh, and Debra J. Richardson. Evaluating software architectures against requirements-level scenarios. In Third International Workshop on the Role of Software Architecture for Testing and Analysis (ROSATEA’07), 10–11 July 2007.
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Rand Waltzman, Kristina Winbladh, Thomas A. Alspaugh, and Debra J. Richardson. In the requirements lies the power. In International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE’07), 9–11 July 2007.
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2006

Lihua Xu, Hadar Ziv, Thomas A. Alspaugh, and Debra J. Richardson. An architectural pattern for non-functional dependability requirements. Journal of Systems and Software, 79(10):1370–1378, Oct. 2006.
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doi:10.1016/j.jss.2006.02.061
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Kristina Winbladh, Thomas A. Alspaugh, Hadar Ziv, and Debra J. Richardson. An automated approach for goal-driven, specification-based testing. In 21st International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2006), pages 289–292, 18–22 Sep. 2006.
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doi:10.1109/ASE.2006.11
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Thomas A. Alspaugh, Eric Baumer, and Bill Tomlinson. On a mixed-methods evaluation of a social-agent scenario visualization. In Fourth International Workshop on Comparative Evaluation in Requirements Engineering (CERE’06), pages 60–65, 11 Sep. 2006.
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doi:10.1109/CERE.2006.7
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Thomas A. Alspaugh, Bill Tomlinson, and Eric Baumer. Using social agents to visualize software scenarios. In ACM Symposium on Software Visualization (SOFTVIS’06), pages 87–94, 4–5 Sep. 2006.
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doi:10.1145/1148493.1148507
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Kristina Winbladh, Thomas A. Alspaugh, Hadar Ziv, and Debra J. Richardson. Architecture-based testing using goals and plans. In Second International Workshop on the Role of Software Architecture for Testing and Analysis (ROSATEA’06), 17 July 2006.
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Eric Baumer, Bill Tomlinson, Man Lok Yau, and Thomas A. Alspaugh. Normative echoes: use and manipulation of player generated content by communities of NPCs. In Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE-06), 20–23 June 2006.
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Mamadou H. Diallo, Jose Romero-Mariona, Susan Elliot Sim, Thomas A. Alspaugh, and Debra J. Richardson. A comparative evaluation of three approaches to specifying security requirements. In 12th International Working Conference on Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality (REFSQ’06), 5–6 June 2006.
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2005

Leila Naslavsky, Thomas A. Alspaugh, Debra J. Richardson, and Hadar Ziv. Using scenarios to support traceability. In 3rd International Workshop on Traceability in Emerging Forms of Software Engineering (TEFSE’05), Nov. 2005.
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doi:10.1145/1107656.1107663
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Lihua Xu, Hadar Ziv, Debra Richardson, and Thomas A. Alspaugh. An architectural pattern for non-functional dependability requirements. In ICSE 2005 Workshop on Architecting Dependable Systems (WADS 2005), pages 1–6, 15–17 Aug. 2005.
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doi:10.1145/1083217.1083219
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Thomas A. Alspaugh, Debra J. Richardson, Thomas A. Standish, and Hadar Ziv. Scenario-driven specification-based testing against goals and requirements. In 11th International Workshop on Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality (REFSQ’05), pages 201–216, 13–14 June 2005.
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Thomas A. Alspaugh, Debra J. Richardson, and Thomas A. Standish. Scenarios, state machines, and purpose-driven testing. In Fourth International Workshop on Scenarios and State Machines: Models, Algorithms and Tools (SCESM’05), pages 1–5, 21 May 2005.
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2004

2003

Thomas A. Alspaugh and Annie I. Antón. Contrasting use case, goal, and scenario analysis of the Euronet system. In 11th IEEE Joint International Conference on Requirements Engineering (RE’03), pages 355–356, 8–12 Sep. 2003.
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doi:10.1109/ICRE.2003.1232784
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William Stufflebeam, Annie I. Antón, and Thomas A. Alspaugh. SMaRT — scenario management and requirements tool. In 11th IEEE Joint International Conference on Requirements Engineering (RE’03), page 351, 8–12 Sep. 2003.
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doi:10.1109/ICRE.2003.1232782
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2002

Thomas A. Alspaugh. Scenario networks and formalization for scenario management. PhD thesis, North Carolina State University, 23 Sep. 2002.
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2001

Annie I. Antón, Julia B. Earp, Colin Potts, and Thomas A. Alspaugh. The role of policy and stakeholder privacy values in requirements engineering. In Fifth IEEE International Symposium on Requirements Engineering (RE’01), pages 138–145, 27–31 Aug. 2001.
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doi:10.1109/ISRE.2001.948553
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Thomas A. Alspaugh and Annie I. Antón. Scenario networks: A case study of the Enhanced Messaging System. In 7th International Workshop on Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality (REFSQ’01), pages 113–124, 4–5 June 2001.
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2000

1999

Thomas A. Alspaugh, Annie I. Antón, Tiffany Barnes, and Bradford W. Mott. An integrated scenario management strategy. In Fourth IEEE International Symposium on Requirements Engineering (RE’99), pages 142–149, 7–11 June 1999.
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doi:10.1109/ISRE.1999.777994
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1992

Thomas A. Alspaugh, Stuart R. Faulk, Kathryn Heninger Britton, R. Alan Parker, David L. Parnas, and John E. Shore. Software requirements for the A-7E aircraft. NRL Memorandum Report 3876. Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC. 31 Aug. 1992.
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