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Configuration of multi product lines by bridging heterogeneous variability modeling approaches

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dc.contributor.author Dhungana, Deepak
dc.contributor.author Seichter, Dominik
dc.contributor.author Botterweck, Goetz
dc.contributor.author Rabiser, Rick
dc.contributor.author Grunbacher, Paul
dc.contributor.author Galindo, Jose A.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-31T14:48:22Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-31T14:48:22Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/1886
dc.description non-peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract In industrial settings, products are rarely built by one organization alone. Software vendors and suppliers typically maintain their own product lines, which can contribute to a larger (multi) product line. The teams involved often use different approaches and tools to manage variability of their systems. It is unrealistic to assume that all participating units can use a standardized and prescribed variability modeling technique. The configuration of products based on several models in different notations and with different semantics is not well supported by existing approaches. In this paper we present an integrative approach that provides a unified perspective to users configuring products in multi product line environments, regardless of the different modeling methods and tools used internally. We also present a technical infrastructure and a prototypic implementation based on Web Services. We show the feasibility of the approach and its implementation by using it with two different variability modeling approaches (i.e., one feature-based and one decision-oriented approach) on an example derived from industrial experience. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Software Product Line Conference;2011
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SPLC.2011.22
dc.rights “© 2011 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works en_US
dc.subject software vendors en_US
dc.subject product lines en_US
dc.title Configuration of multi product lines by bridging heterogeneous variability modeling approaches en_US
dc.type Conference item en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.type.restriction none en
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI
dc.contributor.sponsor Christian Doppler Forschungsgesellschaft
dc.contributor.sponsor European Commission (FEDER)
dc.contributor.sponsor Andalusian Government
dc.contributor.sponsor Siemens VAI Metals Technologies
dc.contributor.sponsor Spanish Government
dc.contributor.sponsor Siemens Corporate Technology
dc.relation.projectid 03/CE2/I303_1
dc.relation.projectid project SETI (TIN2009-07366)
dc.relation.projectid project ISABEL (TIC-2533)
dc.relation.projectid project THEOS (TIC-5906)


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