M. Bouneffa, H. Basson, Y. Maweed



In this paper we present an approach for assistance at software evolution based on an integrated model of representation of the various software artifacts. This model founded on the typed and attributed graphs as well as a representation of these graphs using GXL (eXtensible Graph Language) a language for structuring hyperdocuments. The hyperdocuments GXL are used to facilitate the interoperability between tools intended to represent and handle various aspects of the software evolution. We also use the graph rewriting systems for a simple and flexible implementation of mechanisms required for reasoning by software evolution management. Our approach has been applied to several applications; it is illustrated here on change impact management of applications developed according to multi-tiered architecture Java J2EE and the architecture recovery of these applications.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Bouneffa M., Basson H. and Maweed Y. (2006). ON IMPLEMENTING INTEROPERABLE AND FLEXIBLE SOFTWARE EVOLUTION ACTIVITIES . In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-972-8865-43-6, pages 253-260. DOI: 10.5220/0002453802530260

in Bibtex Style

author={M. Bouneffa and H. Basson and Y. Maweed},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
SN - 978-972-8865-43-6
AU - Bouneffa M.
AU - Basson H.
AU - Maweed Y.
PY - 2006
SP - 253
EP - 260
DO - 10.5220/0002453802530260