Walt Scacchi

Walt Scacchi is senior research scientist and research faculty member at the Institute for Software Research, University of California, Irvine. He received a Ph.D. in information and computer science from UC Irvine in 1981. From 1981 to 1998, he was on the faculty at the University of Southern California. In 1999, he joined the Institute for Software Research at UC Irvine. He has published more than 200 research papers and has directed more than 65 externally funded research projects. In 2011, he served as co-chair for the 33rd International Conference on Software Engineering—Practice Track, and in 2012, he served as general co-chair of the 8th IFIP International Conference on Open Source Systems.

Institute for Software Research University of California, Irvine Irvine, CA 92697-3455 USA wscacchi@ics.uci.edu

List of CrossTalk articles:

Issues in Development and Maintenance of Open Architecture Software Systems (May/Jun 2017)

Abstract. This article identifies and describes six emerging issues that affect the engineering of open architecture software systems that integrate proprietary and open source software components. These interdependent issues identify problems for software engineering research and practice associated with: (a) unknown or unclear open architecture software representations; (b) systems subject ...