Aided Domain Frameworks Construction and Evolution

  • Félix Prieto
  • Yania Crespo
  • José M. Marqués
  • Miguel A. Laguna
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2817)


Framework development is a hard process. Hardness increases when dealing with domain frameworks, which should be quickly adapted to the changing requirements of the business areas they model. This paper is devoted to show a development process especially designed for this kind of frameworks. Thanks to the formal support provided by some techniques, based on Formal Concepts Analysis, and thanks to the set of tools that implement them, the process provide an automatic support for the construction of domain frameworks.Taking this process (of domain frameworks construction) as starting point, we propose the generalization of the employed techniques to support the whole framework life cycle. The different phases of the proposed process are analyzed with detail, making special emphasis in their automatic aspects. A tool in experimental phase is also described. Then, some results of using the tool for the analysis of a class library, are presented as case study.


Incidence Matrix Formal Context Formal Concept Analysis Hasse Diagram Application Framework 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Félix Prieto
    • 1
  • Yania Crespo
    • 1
  • José M. Marqués
    • 1
  • Miguel A. Laguna
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ValladolidSpain

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