Reconstruction of Legacy Systems for Evolutionary Change

  • E. Burd
  • M. Munro
  • P. Young


Blum (1996) states in his book regarding the future issues of software development that, in the future, software development will have a different character. He states that: There already is enormous investment in software, and there is little likelihood that the software can ever be replaced. It would be too costly to reprogram, and few understand exactly what the current systems do. Thus, despite their imperfections, we must learn to reuse key portions of the available (legacy) systems.


Legacy System Data Item Candidate Object Call Graph Group Item 
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  • E. Burd
  • M. Munro
  • P. Young

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