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Software evolutionary dynamics modelled as the activity of an actor-network

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Software evolutionary dynamics modelled as the activity of an actor-network
The pressures which act on a software system over its life from inception to retirement are many and varied. It is an important goal in considering software evolvability to understand, and if possible to manage these influences. Our previous simulations of software evolution processes have concentrated on capturing the human-related aspects of software evolution, whilst effectively treating technical entities as objects which are acted on by humans and their organisations. Latour's actor-network theory (ANT) suggests that the non-human entities
Paul Wernick, Tracy Hall, Chrystopher L. Nehaniv
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Type Journal
Year 2008
Where IEE
Authors Paul Wernick, Tracy Hall, Chrystopher L. Nehaniv
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