Representing concerns in source code

@article{Robillard2007RepresentingCI,
  title={Representing concerns in source code},
  author={Martin P. Robillard and Gail C. Murphy},
  journal={ACM Trans. Softw. Eng. Methodol.},
  year={2007},
  volume={16},
  pages={3}
}
A software modification task often addresses several concerns. A concern is anything a stakeholder may want to consider as a conceptual unit, including features, nonfunctional requirements, and design idioms. In many cases, the source code implementing a concern is not encapsulated in a single programming language module, and is instead scattered and tangled throughout a system. Inadequate separation of concerns increases the difficulty of evolving software in a correct and cost-effective… CONTINUE READING
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