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Simplifying change propagation for volatile requirement

Ibrahim, Noraini and Wan Kadir, Wan Mohd. Nasir and Deris, Safaai (2008) Simplifying change propagation for volatile requirement. In: Advances in Software Engineering: Research & Practice. Penerbit UTM , Johor, pp. 139-188. ISBN 139-188

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Software evolution is unavoidable due to the dynamic nature of the business environment in the software life-cycle (Kadir, 2005) . The study of change management process has become increasingly essential to support developers throughout the evolution of largescale projects and complex software systems. From a strategic perspective, it is important to note that managing changes is inevitable and a must to ensure software remains useful to its organization and meet their user expectations (Lehman, Ramil, Wernick, Perry, and Turski, 1997). Thus, producing software systems that able to adapt themselves becomes a topical issue in the software engineering research. On the other hand, rapid changing and volatile requirements are the critical factors especially for highly evolvable software systems. When the requirement is changed, chances might be increased for all the related requirements and other affected software artefacts need to be identified and propagated the changes as well. Therefore, requirement change propagation (CP) is a key a process of implementing changes to remain software consistent, and to prevent any upcoming substantial failures.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:software systems, computer
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions:Computer Science and Information System (Formerly known)
ID Code:26471
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:18 Jul 2012 06:54
Last Modified:05 Feb 2017 01:02

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