Software Product-Family Engineering

Volume 3014 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 466-472

Decision Model and Flexible Component Definition Based on XML Technology

  • Jason Xabier MansellAffiliated withEuropean Software Institute
  • , David SellierAffiliated withEuropean Software Institute

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Currently the software development industries have to face strict time to market and quality requirements in order to be competitive. As a result, companies are forced to considerably improve their processes for developing applications faster while maintaining a high level of quality. This paper introduces the concept of XML flexible component which is used for implementing an automatic derivation process within a system family approach; as well as, a XML solution to formally define the decision model and open decisions