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Model-centered customizable architectural design decisions management

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Show simple item record Chen, Lianping Ali Babar, Muhammad Liang, Haiqi 2011-02-02T12:16:07Z 2011-02-02T12:16:07Z 2010
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Architectural Design Decisions (ADD) form a key element of Architectural Knowledge (AK), which plays a vital role in the software architecture process. To help manage ADDs, several tools have been proposed. However, most of them have prescribed fixed data models to be followed and do not provide sufficient customizability. Mismatches between a tool’s data model and users’ specific needs make the tool less usable, or even unusable. We propose a highly customizable solution that enables users to define specialized ADD models according to the specific needs of their individual preferences and working situations to achieve perfect fitness between the required model by users and the provided model by the tool. The results of the initial evaluation of the proposed solution are encouraging. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 21st Australian Software Engineering Conference (ASWEC), 2010;pp. 23 - 32
dc.subject architectural knowledge en_US
dc.subject customizability en_US
dc.subject software architecture en_US
dc.subject knowledge management en_US
dc.subject design decisions en_US
dc.title Model-centered customizable architectural design decisions management 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.relation.projectid 03/CE2/I303_1

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