Automated Improvement for Component Reuse

Ramachandran, Muthu Automated Improvement for Component Reuse. INFOCOMP Journal of Computer Science, 2005, vol. 4, n. 1, pp. 1-8. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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Software component reuse is the key to significant gains in productivity. However, the major problem is the lack of identifying and developing potentially reusable components. This paper concentrates on our approach to the development of reusable software components. A prototype tool has been developed, known as the Reuse Assessor and Improver System (RAIS) which can interactively identify, analyse, assess, and modify abstractions, attributes and architectures that support reuse. Practical and objective reuse guidelines are used to represent reuse knowledge and to do domain analysis. It takes existing components, provides systematic reuse assessment which is based on reuse advice and analysis, and produces components that are improved for reuse. Our work on guidelines has been extended to a large scale industrial application.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Software reuse, component reuse, Development for reuse, Development with reuse, Reuse improvement, Reuse assessment
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology > LD. Computers.
L. Information technology and library technology
L. Information technology and library technology > LK. Software methodologies and engineering.
Depositing user: Rudini Sampaio
Date deposited: 12 May 2005
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:01


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