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Hierarchical Variability Modeling for Software Architectures
Found in: Software Product Line Conference, International
By Arne Haber,Holger Rendel,Bernhard Rumpe,Ina Schaefer,Frank van der Linden
Issue Date:August 2011
pp. 150-159
Hierarchically decomposed component-based system development reduces design complexity by supporting distribution of work and component reuse. For product line development, the variability of the components to be deployed in different products has to be re...
 
Software Product Families in Europe: The Esaps & Café Projects
Found in: IEEE Software
By Frank van der Linden
Issue Date:July 2002
pp. 41-49
<p>European companies have been involved in cooperative product family development projects, funded by the European Union and by local governments, for the past seven years. The projects have grown from small EU-funded projects with a few partners to...
 
Software Product Line Variability Management
Found in: Software Product Line Conference, International
By Klaus Pohl, Frank van der Linden, Andreas Metzger
Issue Date:August 2006
pp. 219
Software product line engineering (SPLE) is the approach for creating a diversity of similar products at low cost, in short time, and with high quality. Explicitly documenting product line variability is essential for variability management as it significa...
   
Point/Counterpoint
Found in: IEEE Software
By Ronny Kolb, Frank van der Linden
Issue Date:May 2010
pp. 56-59
Ronny Kolb and Frank van der Linden discuss the pros and cons of software product lines. Kolb writes about the competitive advantages software product lines can deliver in reducing time-to-market in his article,
 
1st International Workshop on Open Source Software and Product Lines
Found in: Software Product Line Conference, International
By Frank van der Linden, Piergiorgio Di Giacomo
Issue Date:August 2006
pp. 211-212
Open source software is getting much attention lately. Using open source software appears to be a profitable way to obtain good software. This is also applicable for organizations doing product line engineering. On the other hand, because of the diverse us...
   
The Koala Component Model for Consumer Electronics Software
Found in: Computer
By Rob van Ommering, Frank van der Linden, Jeff Kramer, Jeff Magee
Issue Date:March 2000
pp. 78-85
<p>Most consumer electronics today contain embedded software. In the early days, developing CE software presented relatively minor challenges, but in the past several years three significant problems have arisen: size and complexity of the software i...
 
Commodification of Industrial Software: A Case for Open Source
Found in: IEEE Software
By Frank van der Linden, Björn Lundell, Pentti Marttiin
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 77-83
The European software-intensive industry is facing challenges related to heterogeneous distributed development. These challenges are due to the commodification of software. Software that originally was differentiating (that is, helped distinguish one compa...
 
Open Source Software Product Lines
Found in: Software Product Line Conference, International
By Frank van der Linden, Björn Lundell, Gary Chastek
Issue Date:September 2008
pp. 387
Embedded industries have invested a lot in the introduction of software product lines in their software development. In addition, using open source software appears to be a profitable way to obtain good software. This is also applicable for organizations d...
 
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