Dependence analysis at the architectural level

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This paper introduces a new dependence analysis technique, named architectural dependence analysis to support software architecture development. In contrast to traditional dependence analysis, architectural dependence analysis is designed to operate on a formal architectural specification of a software system, rather than the source code of a conventional program. Architectural dependence analysis provides knowledge of dependences for the high-level architecture of a software system, rather than the low-level implementation details of a conventional program.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)164-168
Number of pages5
JournalChinese Journal of Advanced Software Research
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Computer Science


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