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Component Architecture Redesigning Approach Using Component Metrics

  • Byungsun Ko
  • Jainyun Park
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3397)

Abstract

Components are reusable software building blocks that can be quickly and easily assembled into new systems. Many people think the primary objective of components is reuse. The best reuse is reuse of the design rather than implementation. So, it is necessary to study the component metrics that can be applied in the stage of the component analysis and design. In this paper, we propose component architecture redesigning approach using the component metrics. The proposed component metrics reflect the keynotes of component technology, base on the similarity information about behavior patterns of operations to offer the component’s service. Also, we propose the component architecture redesigning approach. That uses the clustering principle, makes the component design as the independent functional unit having the high-level reusability and cohesion, low level complexity and coupling.

Keywords

Component Metrics Operation Similarity Coupling Measurement Component Architecture Behavioral Type 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Byungsun Ko
    • 1
  • Jainyun Park
    • 1
  1. 1.Major in Computer Science, Division of Information ScienceSookmyung Women’s UniversitySeoulKorea

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