Construction of application systems: Some aspects of standardization

  • Martin Bever
  • Werner Gaube
  • Peter C. Lockemann
  • Heinrich C. Mayr
Software Engineering: Production Aspects
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 123)


The paper discusses an approach towards a more systematic development of application systems (AS). A multi-level AS architecture is presented that starts on the lowest level with software components common to all AS, and progresses through levels of successively higher specialization towards an application-specific user level. The creation of an AS is treated as the integration of software components — even existing complete subsystems — into the various levels. The paper concludes with an investigation as to what extent the integration process may be supported by standards, policies and computerized tools.


Application System Database Management System Database Schema User Data Model File Management System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Bever
    • 1
  • Werner Gaube
    • 1
  • Peter C. Lockemann
    • 1
  • Heinrich C. Mayr
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of InformaticsUniversity of KarlsruheGermany

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