Scoping Automation in Software Product Lines

Andressa Ianzen, Rafaela Mantovani Fontana, Marco Antonio Paludo, Andreia Malucelli, Sheila Reinehr


Software product lines (SPL) are recognized as a way to increase the quality as well as to reduce the cost, delivery time, and mitigate risks of software products. Scoping, an essential step in SPLs, requires time and effort of domain experts; thus, automation initiatives at this stage are invaluable. This paper presents a semi-automatic approach for defining scope in SPLs. Consequently, a method is pro-posed for the semi-automatic identification and classification of product features, along with an approach for evaluating the variabilities and commonalities between the established line and a new product. Experiments conducted to evaluate the approach verify the benefits of the semi-automatization of scoping, including reduction of the time and human effort involved.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Ianzen A., Mantovani Fontana R., Paludo M., Malucelli A. and Reinehr S. (2015). Scoping Automation in Software Product Lines . In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-758-097-0, pages 82-91. DOI: 10.5220/0005372400820091

in Bibtex Style

author={Andressa Ianzen and Rafaela Mantovani Fontana and Marco Antonio Paludo and Andreia Malucelli and Sheila Reinehr},
title={Scoping Automation in Software Product Lines},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,
TI - Scoping Automation in Software Product Lines
SN - 978-989-758-097-0
AU - Ianzen A.
AU - Mantovani Fontana R.
AU - Paludo M.
AU - Malucelli A.
AU - Reinehr S.
PY - 2015
SP - 82
EP - 91
DO - 10.5220/0005372400820091