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An evaluation of traceability approaches to support software evolution

Rochimah, S. and Kadir, W. M. N. W. and Abdullah, Abdul Hanan (2007) An evaluation of traceability approaches to support software evolution. In: 2nd International Conference on Software Engineering Advances - ICSEA 2007.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICSEA.2007.17


Requirements traceability is becoming increasingly significant element in software engineering. It provides critical function in the development and maintenance of a software system. From the software evolution point of view, requirements traceability plays an important role in facilitating software evolution. Since the evolution is inevitable, a traceability approach must take as much as possible the important influencing aspects into account to the evolution processes in order to minimize the evolution efforts. This paper evaluates several recent traceability approaches published in literature with the focus on their contributions to software evolution. The evaluation results may be used as a basis for improving requirements traceability approaches that may simplify the software evolution tasks.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Software algorithms, software engineering, software maintenance
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions:Computer Science and Information System
ID Code:7463
Deposited By: Maznira Sylvia Azra Mansor
Deposited On:06 Jan 2009 00:10
Last Modified:29 Nov 2012 04:13

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