A case study using the IMSE experimentation tool

Jane Hillston, Andreas L. Opdahl, Rob Pooley

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Abstract

This paper presents a tool for creating and running experiments within a performance modelling environment, and a practical case study through which its key features are illustrated. The case study is concerned with optimising the load arrangement of a hospital information system. The paper describes the experiments created to support the case study in a textual and a graphical format.
Both tool development and evaluation work are being carried out in parallel as part of the IMSE project. The paper presents this evaluation which resulted in the elicitation of further requirements on the tool. We also describe how many of these have been incorporated into the final tool design. The paper concludes with a description of the objectives for further work on the experimenter tool.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvanced Information Systems Engineering
EditorsRudolf Andersen, Jr. Bubenko JanisA., Arne Sølvberg
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages284-306
Number of pages23
Volume498
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-540-47378-7
ISBN (Print)978-3-540-54059-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1991

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Volume498

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