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Knowledge Acquisition During Software Development: Modeling with Anti-patterns

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Knowledge is a strategic resource; that should be timely acquired and exploited to manage and control software development. Software development is a knowledge intensive process characterized by increased uncertainty, presenting large variations among different development environments. Project uncertainty and volatility confounds the traditional knowledge-based processes since at any time traditional software project management techniques and patterns may be considered out of scope. In this chapter a dynamic and constantly adaptive knowledge encapsulation framework is presented. This framework analytically describes (a) metric collection methods along with metrics that attribute to knowledge creation regarding successful software development (b) representation mechanisms of the knowledge created in the form of anti-patterns (c) Bayesian Network analysis technique for converting the data to knowledge allowing inference mechanisms for testing the applicability of the anti-pattern. The presented approach is demonstrated into a case study showing both its feasibility and applicability.

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Smiari, P., Bibi, S., Stamelos, I. (2018). Knowledge Acquisition During Software Development: Modeling with Anti-patterns. In: Nalepa, G., Baumeister, J. (eds) Synergies Between Knowledge Engineering and Software Engineering. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 626. Springer, Cham.

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