Modeling Traceability Between Software Product Line Requirements and Architecture

소프트웨어 제품 라인의 요구사항과 아키텍처 간 추적성 모델링

Eom, Seokhwan;Kang, Sungwon;Kim, Jingyu;Lee, Seonah

  • Received : 2015.07.03
  • Accepted : 2015.08.18
  • Published : 2015.11.30


Traceability enables software developers to trace up the changes occurring in software artifacts. In software product line, traceability is more complex than traceability in a single product as commonality and variability should be considered. Modeling traceability between features and requirements has been proposed in the past. However, traceability between requirements and architecture has more factors to consider, including many-to-many mappings and hierarchical structure of architectures. This paper proposes a method of systematically constructing platform traceability between platform requirements and platform architecture. This paper also shows the efficacy of the proposed mechanism through case studies.


Software Product Line;Traceability;Platform;Requirements;Architecture;PFML;PLDT


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