Systems and Software Variability

May/June 2015

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This article presents the state of the art and practice in system and software variability. It describes the trends driving the increasing importance of variability management, proposes a research agenda, and provides an overview of the articles in this special issue. The Web extra at http://youtu.be/80DAUGahNAY is an audio recording of Davide Falessi speaking with Guest Editors Rafael Capilla and Rich Hilliard about the state of the art and practice in system and software variability. Read full article »

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