Chapter 10

Architectural drift analysis using architecture reflexion viewpoint and design structure reflexion matrices

Bedir Tekinerdogan,    Information Technology Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands


The architectural drift problem defines the discrepancy between the architecture description and the resulting implementation. A popular approach for coping with this problem is reflexion modeling which usually compares an abstract model of the code with the architecture model. Although reflexion modeling seems to be relatively popular, the architecture model for it has been remained informal. In this chapter, we introduce the architecture reflexion viewpoint that can be used to define reflexion model for different ...

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