Tool support for traceable product evolution

@article{Lago2004ToolSF,
  title={Tool support for traceable product evolution},
  author={Patricia Lago and Eila Niemel{\"a} and Hans van Vliet},
  journal={Eighth European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering, 2004. CSMR 2004. Proceedings.},
  year={2004},
  pages={261-269}
}
In software product families, the full benefit of reuse can only be achieved if traceability of requirements to architecture, components and further down to source code is supported. This requires automated tool support for tracing from the abstract features of the product family to a set of concrete features and source code of family members. We extended a commercial software tool to support top-down as well as bottom-up traceability in product families, from the family feature map all the way… CONTINUE READING