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A Framework for Enhancing the Retrieval of UML Diagrams

  • Alhassan AdamuEmail author
  • Wan Mohd Nazmee Wan Zainoon
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9679)

Abstract

Software design is one of the demanding task that requires a lot of experience, expertise, and knowledge in many different design alternatives. Experience software designer’s knowledge is considers as a vital asset to the software development company, especially in current competitive market environment. In order to benefit from the knowledge of experienced software designers, Software Company needs a tool to store these design knowledge for future use and retrieved those design from repository when needed, especially before developing a new system. This tool should complement the effort required to design a new system from scratch and be able to compare the requirement of a new project with the requirements of the old projects in the repository. This paper proposes a framework for reusing UML diagrams.

Keywords

Software reuse UML Retrieval Pre-filtering Meta-models 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The author would like to acknowledge the publication support for this paper from the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Exploratory Research Grant Scheme No. 203/PKOMP/673140.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alhassan Adamu
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Wan Mohd Nazmee Wan Zainoon
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer SciencesUniversiti Sains MalaysiaGeorge TownMalaysia
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceKano University of Science and TechnologyKanoNigeria

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