A Cliche'-Based Environment to Support Architectural Reverse Engineering

  title={A Cliche'-Based Environment to Support Architectural Reverse Engineering},
  author={Roberto Fiutem and Paolo Tonella and Giuliano Antoniol and Ettore Merlo},
When programmers perform maintenance tasks, program understanding is required. One of the first activities in understanding a software system is identifying its subsystems and their relations, i.e. its software architecture. Since a large part of the effort is spent in creating a mental model of the system under study, tools can help maintainers in managing the evolution of legacy systems, b y showing them architectural information. In this paper, an environment for the architectural analysis… CONTINUE READING
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