Visualization of Reusable Software Assets

  • Omar Alonso
  • William B. Frakes
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1844)


This paper presents methods for helping users understand reusable software assets. We present a model and software architecture for visualizing reusable software assets. We described visualizations techniques based on design principles for helping the user understand and compare reusable components.


Representation methods Software assets Information visualization 3Cs XML 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Omar Alonso
    • 1
  • William B. Frakes
    • 2
  1. 1.Oracle Corp.Redwood ShoresUSA
  2. 2.Computer Science Dept.Virginia TechFalls ChurchUSA

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