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Software adaptation approaches for simplifying software evolution: a literature review

Awang, Nor Hazilawati and Sahibuddin, Shamsul and Wan Kadir, Wan Mohd. Nasir (2008) Software adaptation approaches for simplifying software evolution: a literature review. In: Advances in Software Engineering: Research & Practice. Penerbit UTM, Johor, pp. 113-138. ISBN 978-983-52-0620-7

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Abstract

The issue of software evolution has its root back in the 1970s based on the work done by Lehman and Belady (Jayazeri, 1998). In essence, software evolution refers to required changes in software due to changes in operating environment and/or user requirements. With the advancement of technology and dynamic business environment, changes mentioned above become more complex and difficult to manage. An effective approach to software evolution has fired much interest in research community as organizations have a growing dependency on software (Lehman and Ramil, 2001). Software evolution and software adaptation are connected processes. Oreizy et al. (1999) describe extensively on the inter-connectedness between evolution management and adaptation management.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:software, literature
Subjects:P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions:Computer Science and Information System (Formerly known)
ID Code:26494
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:30 Jul 2012 04:11
Last Modified:31 Jul 2012 00:57

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