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Composition of Aspectual Requirements: A Multi-criteria Process for Conflict Resolution

Amroune, Mohamed and Zarour, Nacer Eddine and Charrel, Pierre - Jean and Inglebert, Jean-Michel Composition of Aspectual Requirements: A Multi-criteria Process for Conflict Resolution. (2014) Journal of Software Engineering, 8 (2). 75-88. ISSN 1819-4311

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.3923/jse.2014.75.88

Abstract

In Aspect Oriented Software Development, aspects are not only used at the programming level but also tend to arise at the requirements analysis and software architecture design. We previously proposed an approach named AspeCiS (An aspect-oriented Approach to Develop a Cooperative Information System) to develop a Cooperative Information System from existing Information Systems by using their artifacts such as existing requirements and design elements. This approach include an important step in which the aspectual requirements composition problem is considered to be one of the remaining challenges. So, when multiple aspectual requirements share the same join point, undesired behavior may emerge and a conflict resolution process must be triggered. This study presents a conflict resolution process among aspects during the requirements engineering level: A priority value is computed for each aspect and it allows identifying a dominant aspectual requirement on the basis of stakeholder priority. This process is more formal than those currently proposed, which requires a trade-off negotiation to resolve conflicts.

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Additional Information:https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=jse.2014.75.88
Audience (journal):International peer-reviewed journal
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Institution:French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier - UPS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse - Jean Jaurès - UT2J (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse 1 Capitole - UT1 (FRANCE)
Other partners > Université Constantine 2 Abdelhamid Mehri (ALGERIA)
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Deposited On:15 Oct 2019 12:59

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