Issue No. 03 - May-June (2015 vol. 32)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MS.2015.74
Jan Bosch , Chalmers University of Technology
Rafael Capilla , Rey Juan Carlos University
Rich Hilliard , consulting software systems architect
The two articles in this special section address the topic of systems and software vaiability. Variability management involves two key challenges. First, industrial reality shows that for successful platforms, the number of variation points, variants (alternatives that can be selected for a variation point), and dependencies between variation points and variants easily reaches staggering levels.
Special issues and sections, Software architecture, Software engineering, Software development, Analytical models, Software variability
J. Bosch, R. Capilla and R. Hilliard, "Trends in Systems and Software Variability [Guest editors' introduction]," in IEEE Software, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 44-51, 2015.