DPS: Overview of Design Pattern Selection Based on MAS Technology

  • Eiman M. Salah
  • Maha T. Zabata
  • Omar M. Sallabi
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 217)

Abstract

The design patterns have attracted increasing attention in the field of software engineering, since effectively selecting the fits pattern for a given problem can seriously improve the quality of the software, on the contrary of the expert developers selecting the suitable pattern process consider to be critical phase especially for novice developers which have to be provided with mechanism to help them find a suitable pattern to a particular solution. This paper introduces a design pattern selection architecture (DPS) based on a Multi-Agent System (MAS) that aim to obtain the appropriate recommendation to reduce development efforts, facilitate and assist the developers in selecting the suitable patterns for their problems.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eiman M. Salah
    • 1
  • Maha T. Zabata
    • 1
  • Omar M. Sallabi
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer ScienceUniversity of BenghaziBenghaziLibya

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