Martin Traverso

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Collections of general purpose networked workstations offer processing capability that often rivals or exceeds supercomputers. Since networked workstations are readily available in most organizations, they provide an economic and scalable alternative to parallel machines. In this paper we discuss how individual nodes in a computer network can be used as a(More)
Software design techniques emphasize the use of abstractions to help developers deal with the complexity of constructing large and complex systems. These abstractions can also be used to guide programmers through a variety of maintenance, reengineering and enhancement activities. Unfortunately, recovering design abstractions directly from a system’s(More)
The cost of maintaining a software system over a long period of time far exceeds its initial development cost. Much of the maintenance cost is attributed to the time required by new developers to understand legacy systems. High-level structural information helps maintainers navigate through the numerous low-level components and relations present in the(More)
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