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A Model for Life Cycle Reusability in Information and Software Engineering

  • Charles W. McKay

Abstract

A four level conceptual model is used to address life cycle reusability of processes and products which are traceable across three environments: host, integration, and target. Major components of the model are separated and structured by virtual interfaces. An object-oriented, semantic modeling approach integrates the perspectives of the four levels from the top view perceived by the client to the bottom view of the object representations in the project object base.

Keywords

Semantic Model Level Abstraction Actual Object Software Requirement Configuration Management 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles W. McKay
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  1. 1.Software Engineering Research Center High Technologies LaboratoryUniversity of Houston Clear LakeUSA

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