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International Conference on Program Comprehension (2010)
Braga, Minho Portugal
June 30, 2010 to July 2, 2010
ISSN: 1063-6897
ISBN: 978-0-7695-4113-6
pp: 56-57
ABSTRACT
To modernize legacy software into adaptable software, a program understanding procedure is needed to study software for identifying the mechanisms that support adaptability. Though the procedure can benefit from modeling techniques, current software meta-models do not fully support particular aspects of software adaptability. The goal of this research is to develop a meta-model, which facilitate comprehending applications for adaptability by annotating a set of pre-determined adaptability factors in software models. To this end, we investigate application-level sensing and effecting mechanisms, identify the core adaptability factors, and propose a meta-model for adaptability.
INDEX TERMS
program understanding, adaptability, meta-model
CITATION

S. Li, M. Amoui, E. A. Oliveira Jr. and L. Tahvildari, "Towards Developing a Meta-model for Comprehending Software Adaptability," International Conference on Program Comprehension(ICPC), Braga, Minho Portugal, 2010, pp. 56-57.
doi:10.1109/ICPC.2010.50
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