Software Reuse and Product Line Engineering

  • Eduardo Santana de AlmeidaEmail author


Systematic Software Reuse is one of the most effective software engineering approaches for obtaining benefits related to productivity, quality, and cost reduction. In this chapter, we discuss its origins and motivations, obstacles, its success and failure aspects, and future directions. In addition, we present the main ideas and important directions related to Software Product Lines, a key reuse approach.


Software reuse Systematic software reuse Software product lines 


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  1. 1.Federal University of BahiaSalvadorBrazil

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