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JSS
2007
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9 years 1 months ago
Using Bayesian belief networks for change impact analysis in architecture design
Research into design rationale in the past has focused on argumentation-based design deliberations. These approaches cannot be used to support change impact analysis effectively ...
Antony Tang, Ann E. Nicholson, Yan Jin, Jun Han
RE
2002
Springer
9 years 1 months ago
Automating Speculative Queries through Event-Based Requirements Traceability
Posing speculative questions about a software system is an important yet often unsupported activity. Current impact analysis techniques tend to focus upon the functionality of the...
Jane Cleland-Huang, Carl K. Chang, Gaurav Sethi, K...
ICSM
1994
IEEE
9 years 6 months ago
An Experiment on the Effect of Design Recording on Impact Analysis
An experimental study is presented in which participants perform impact analysis on alternate forms of design record information. The primary objective of the research is to asses...
Fabio Abbattista, Filippo Lanubile, Gemma Mastello...
ECOOPW
1999
Springer
9 years 6 months ago
Systematic Change Impact Determination in Complex Object Database Schemata
Impact analysis is seen as an important technique for controlling the evolution of software systems. Numerous approaches have been proposed which aim to assess the impact of chang...
Simon Lock, Awais Rashid, Peter Sawyer, Gerald Kot...
ICSM
1999
IEEE
9 years 6 months ago
Using Coupling Measurement for Impact Analysis in Object-Oriented Systems
Many coupling measures have been proposed in the context of object-oriented (OO) systems. In addition, several studies have highlighted the complexity of using dependency analysis...
Lionel C. Briand, Jürgen Wüst, Hakim Lou...
IWPC
2002
IEEE
9 years 7 months ago
Lightweight Impact Analysis using Island Grammars
Impact analysis is needed for the planning and estimation of software maintenance projects. Traditional impact analysis techniques tend to be too expensive for this phase, so ther...
Leon Moonen
ISSRE
2003
IEEE
9 years 7 months ago
Incremental Dynamic Impact Analysis for Evolving Software Systems
Impact analysis – determining the potential effects of changes on a software system – plays an important role in helping engineers re-validate modified software. In previous ...
James Law, Gregg Rothermel
CSMR
2005
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
A Comparison of Online and Dynamic Impact Analysis Algorithms
Impact analysis is the process of determining the effect, or impact, of a change to a software system. Dynamic impact analysis uses data obtained from executing a program to perfo...
Ben Breech, Mike Tegtmeyer, Lori L. Pollock
KBSE
2006
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
Sieve: A Tool for Automatically Detecting Variations Across Program Versions
Software systems often undergo many revisions during their lifetime as new features are added, bugs repaired, abstractions simplified and refactored, and performance improved. Wh...
Murali Krishna Ramanathan, Ananth Grama, Suresh Ja...
ICSEA
2006
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
Assessing Impacts of Changes to Business Rules through Data Exploration
The benefits of impact analysis in the maintenance and evolution of software systems are well known, and many forms of impact analysis, over different software life cycle objects...
Suzanne M. Embury, David Willmor, Lei Dang
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