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Integration of the tool (AWB) supporting the O* method in the PCTE-based software engineering environment

  • Sai Peck Lee
  • Colette Rolland
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 742)

Abstract

Most existing object-oriented analysis and design tools supporting various methods are stand-alone and are not agreed on a common standard. This results in the issues of tool integration in software engineering environments. Our main aim in this paper is to illustrate the integration of the analysis tool named Analyst WorkBench (AWB) supporting the O* objectoriented method in the PCTE Emeraude-based software engineering environment. The integration is achieved through data sharing and the reuse of types. The O* method and the AWB have been developed within the framework of the ESPRIT II project named Business Class.

Keywords

tool integration software engineering environment object-oriented analysis information systems development data sharing, reuse of types 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sai Peck Lee
    • 1
  • Colette Rolland
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre de Recherche en InformatiqueUniversité de Paris 1-La Sorbonne 17ParisFrance

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