Change Impact Analysis of Crosscutting in Software Architectural Design

Klaas van den Berg

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    Abstract

    Software architectures should be amenable to changes in user requirements and implementation technology. The analysis of the impact of these changes can be based on traceability of architectural design elements. Design elements have dependencies with other software artifacts but also evolve in time. Crosscutting dependencies may have a strong influence on modifiability of software architectures. We present an impact analysis of crosscutting dependencies in architectural design. The analysis is supported by a matrix representation of dependencies.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages1-15
    Number of pages15
    Publication statusPublished - 3 Jul 2006
    EventWorkshop on Architecture-Centric Evolution (ACE 2006) - Nantes, France
    Duration: 3 Jul 20063 Jul 2006
    http://www.cs.rug.nl/~paris/ACE2006/

    Workshop

    WorkshopWorkshop on Architecture-Centric Evolution (ACE 2006)
    Abbreviated titleACE
    CountryFrance
    CityNantes
    Period3/07/063/07/06
    Internet address

    Keywords

    • dependency graph
    • dependency matrix
    • EWI-9087
    • METIS-237915
    • IR-66875
    • Crosscutting
    • Software Evolution
    • Change impact analysis

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    van den Berg, K. (2006). Change Impact Analysis of Crosscutting in Software Architectural Design. 1-15. Paper presented at Workshop on Architecture-Centric Evolution (ACE 2006), Nantes, France.