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DESIGN KNOWLEDGE CAPTURE

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 10551
Amount: $49,093.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Timeline
Solicitation Year: N/A
Award Year: 1989
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): N/A
Award End Date (Contract End Date): N/A
Small Business Information
Po Box 361697
Melbourne, FL 32936
United States
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Vincent J Kovarik
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Business Contact
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Research Institution
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Abstract

THE CAPTURE OF DESIGN KNOWLEDGE IS CURRENTLY A PAPER AND HUMAN INTENSIVE PROCESS. IT OFFERS LITTLE OR NO AUTOMATED ASSISTANCE TO THE DEVELOPER. THIS PROPOSAL DESCRIBES AN APPROACH TO DEVELOPING A SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT DESIGN KNOWLEDGE SERVER. THIS SERVER FUNCTIONS AS A PERSISTENT OBJECT BASE, RETAINING NOT ONLY THE PRODUCTS OF A DEVELOPMENT EFFORT, SUCH AS THE DOCUMENTATION, REPORTS, AND CODE, BUT ALSO THE RATIONALE BEHIND THE DECISIONS WITHIN THE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS AND THE DOMAIN KNOWLEDGE THAT SUPPORTS THE DECISION. THIS PROVIDES A CONTINUUM OF KNOWLEDGE AS REASONING THAT MAY BE UTILIZED BY SUBSEQUENT DEVELOPERS, MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL, AND MANAGEMENT.

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