Software architecture modelling, analysis and implementation with softarch

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Abstract

Good software architecture design is crucial in successfully realising an OOA specification with an appropriate OOD model that meets the specification's functional and non-functional requirements. Unfortunately most CASE tools and software architecture design notations do not adequately support software architecture modelling and analysis, nor integration with OOA and D models. We describe SoftArch, an environment which provides flexible software architecture modelling using a concept of successive refinement. SoftArch also provides extensible analysis tools enabling developers to analyse their architecture model properties. This paper overviews the motivation for SoftArch, its modelling and analysis capabilities, and its integration with various analysis, design and implementation tools.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Number of pages1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2001
Externally publishedYes

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