Quality Characteristics for Software Architecture

  title={Quality Characteristics for Software Architecture},
  author={Francisca Losavio and Ledis Chirinos and Nicole L{\'e}vy and Amar Ramdane-Cherif},
  journal={Journal of Object Technology},
It is of general agreement that quality issues should be considered very early in the software development process, to mitigate risks and to facilitate the achievement of the overall software system. Moreover, the architecture of the system drives the whole development process. The fulfillment of nonfunctional quality requirements by a candidate architecture is crucial to select the convenient architecture on which the whole system will be articulated. This issue is very important in the… CONTINUE READING
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