Tahiti, French Polynesia
Oct. 29, 2006 to Nov. 3, 2006
Ivica Crnkovic , Malardalen University, Sweden
Michel Chaudron , Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Stig Larsson , ABB, Sweden
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/ICSEA.2006.28
The process of component- and component-based system development differs in many significant ways from the "classical" development process of software systems. The main difference is in the separation of the development process of components from the development process of systems. This fact has a significant impact on the development process. Since the component-based approach is a relatively young approach in software engineering, the main emphasis in the area has been in development of technologies, while process modeling is still an unexplored area. This paper analyses the basic characteristics of the component-based approach and its impact on the development process and lifecycle models. The generic lifecycle of component-based systems and the lifecycle of components are discussed, and the different types of development processes are discussed in detail: architecture-driven component development, productline development and COTS-based development. Finally a short case study illustrates the principles and specifics of component-based processes.
Ivica Crnkovic, Michel Chaudron, Stig Larsson, "Component-Based Development Process and Component Lifecycle", ICSEA, 2006, Software Engineering Advances, International Conference on, Software Engineering Advances, International Conference on 2006, pp. 44, doi:10.1109/ICSEA.2006.28