Achieving usability through software architectural styles

  title={Achieving usability through software architectural styles},
  author={Leonard J. Bass and Bonnie E. John},
  booktitle={CHI Extended Abstracts},
Design decisions at the architecture level can have far-reaching effects on the qualities of a computer system. Recent developments in software engineering link architectural styles to quality attribute analysis techniques to predict the effects of architectural design decisions on the eventual manifestation of quality. An Attribute-Based Architecture Style (ABAS) is a structured description of a particular software quality attribute, a particular architectural style, and the relevant… CONTINUE READING