Feature-based Configuration: Collaborative, Dependable, and Controlled

  title={Feature-based Configuration: Collaborative, Dependable, and Controlled},
  author={Arnaud Hubaux},
A growing share of products expose sophisticated configurability to handle variations in user and context requirements. Configurators usually rely on variability models, like feature models (FMs), that structure and constrain the available options. However, most feature-based configuration techniques do not scale well to collaborative contexts. They offer limited mechanisms to determine responsibilities and access rights, to schedule configuration tasks, and to resolve conflicts. Fragments of… CONTINUE READING