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Challenges in Software Evolution

Mens, Tom; Wermelinger, Michel; Ducasse, Stéphane; Demeyer, Serge; Hirschfeld, Robert and Jazayeri, Mehdi (2005). Challenges in Software Evolution. In: 8th International Workshop on Principles of Software Evolution, 5-6 September 2005, Lisbon, Portugal.

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Today’s information technology society increasingly relies on software at all levels. Nevertheless, software quality generally continues to fall short of expectations, and software systems continue to suffer from symptoms of aging as they are adapted to changing requirements and environments. The only way to overcome or avoid the negative effects of software aging is by placing change and evolution in the center of the software development process. In this article we describe what we believe to be some of the most important research challenges in software evolution. The goal of this document is to provide novel research directions in the software evolution domain.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2005 IEEE
ISSN: 1550-4077
Extra Information: Pages 13-22
ISBN 0-7695-2349-8
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Mathematics, Computing and Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 1174
Depositing User: Michel Wermelinger
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2016 04:40
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