PREPARING FOR PRODUCT DERIVATION - Activities and Issues

Padraig O’Leary, Ita Richardson, Fergal McCaffery, Steffen Thiel

Abstract

Software product lines (SPL) advocates the development of applications by reusing shared software assets across a set of related products. Current approaches to the derivation of products from a product line focuses on handling the commonalities and variabilities of the shared software assets. These approaches have failed to consider the early phases of product derivation. In this paper we report on how we compared both industrial and academic approaches to the establishment of a product derivation project. Based on this research and our experiences, we have identified key activities and important issues that should be considered when establishing a product derivation project.

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O’Leary P., Richardson I., McCaffery F. and Thiel S. (2009). PREPARING FOR PRODUCT DERIVATION - Activities and Issues . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT, ISBN 978-989-674-009-2, pages 121-126. DOI: 10.5220/0002241301210126


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@conference{icsoft09,
author={Padraig O’Leary and Ita Richardson and Fergal McCaffery and Steffen Thiel},
title={PREPARING FOR PRODUCT DERIVATION - Activities and Issues},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT,},
year={2009},
pages={121-126},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002241301210126},
isbn={978-989-674-009-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT,
TI - PREPARING FOR PRODUCT DERIVATION - Activities and Issues
SN - 978-989-674-009-2
AU - O’Leary P.
AU - Richardson I.
AU - McCaffery F.
AU - Thiel S.
PY - 2009
SP - 121
EP - 126
DO - 10.5220/0002241301210126