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Source Code Driven Decomposition of Object-Oriented Legacy Systems

A Systemic Literature Review and Research Outlook

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Product-Focused Software Process Improvement (PROFES 2015)

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Many enterprise applications have been developed over the last three decades therefore known as legacy systems. Usually they are monolith, inflexible, poorly documented and hard to maintain, however they are important to enterprises. The evolution of these systems depends on their decomposability. The purpose of this paper is to summarize existing knowledge, requirements and limitations for object-oriented legacy system decomposition based on systematic literature review. The investigation is performed as a part of the university-industry collaboration research project.

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The research has been conducted within the framework of European Regional Development Fund’s project “Information and communication technologies competence center” Nr. KC/ (Contract No. L-KC-11-0003, activity 1.3. “The Method of Monolithic System Decomposition According to SOA Principles.”

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Supulniece, I., Berzisa, S., Polaka, I., Grabis, J., Meiers, E., Ozolins, E. (2015). Source Code Driven Decomposition of Object-Oriented Legacy Systems. In: Abrahamsson, P., Corral, L., Oivo, M., Russo, B. (eds) Product-Focused Software Process Improvement. PROFES 2015. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 9459. Springer, Cham.

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