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Title:Systemic software reuse through analogical reasoning
Author(s):Whitehurst, R. Alan
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Harandi, Mehdi T.
Department / Program:Computer Science
Discipline:Computer Science
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject(s):Artificial Intelligence
Computer Science
Abstract:This research focuses on analogical reasoning as applied to the problem of software reuse at the level of the system architecture. The resulting methodology may be thought of as a hybrid approach to software reuse, as it combines a compositional developmental strategy with synthesis of role-based behaviors. The components of this research include: a methodology based upon an extension of object-oriented design principles that promotes decoupling of object representations and provides mechanisms for composing systems from abstract objects, relations, and frameworks; techniques for measuring the degree that two systems are analogically correlated; and automated support for the application of analogically derived mappings in the translation of system concepts from source to target domains.
Issue Date:1995
Rights Information:Copyright 1995 Whitehurst, R. Alan
Date Available in IDEALS:2011-05-07
Identifier in Online Catalog:AAI9624537
OCLC Identifier:(UMI)AAI9624537

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