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Comparison of scenario-based software architecture evaluation methods

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dc.contributor.author Ali Babar, Muhammad
dc.contributor.author Gorton, Ian
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-22T14:31:05Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-22T14:31:05Z
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier.citation Ali Babar, Muhammad "Comparison of Scenario-Based Softwre Architecutre Evaluation Methods", Asia-Pacific Workshop on Software Architecture and Component Technologies en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/2197
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Software engineering community has proposed several methods to evaluate software architectures with respect to desired quality attributes such as maintainability, performance, and so on. There is, however, little effort on systematically comparing such methods to discover similarities and differences between existing approaches. In this paper, we compare four well known scenario-based SA evaluation methods using an evaluation framework. The framework considers each method from the point of view of method context, stakeholders, structure, and reliability. The comparison reveals that most of the studied methods are structurally similar but there are a number of differences among their activities and techniques. Therefore, some methods overlap, which guides us to identify five common activities that can form a generic process model. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Asia-Pacific Workshop on Software Architecture and Component Technologies;
dc.rights “© 20004 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 engineering en_US
dc.subject software architecture en_US
dc.subject stakeholders en_US
dc.title Comparison of scenario-based software architecture evaluation methods en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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