Modelling large-scale information systems using ADLs – An industrial experience report
Woods, Eoin and Bashroush, R. 2014. Modelling large-scale information systems using ADLs – An industrial experience report. The Journal of Systems and Software. 99 (1), pp. 97-108.
|Authors||Woods, Eoin and Bashroush, R.|
An organisation that had developed a large information system wanted to embark on a programme that would involve large-scale evolution of it. As a precursor to this, it was decided to create a comprehensive architectural description to capture and understand the system’s design. This undertaking faced a number of challenges, including a low general awareness of software modelling and software architecture practices. The approach taken by the software architects tasked with this project included the definition of a simple, very specific, architecture description language. This paper reports our experience of the project and a simple ADL that we created as part of it.
|Keywords||Architecture description language; Software architecture discovery; Industrial experience report|
|Journal||The Journal of Systems and Software|
|Journal citation||99 (1), pp. 97-108|
|Accepted author manuscript|
|Web address (URL)||http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-systems-and-software|
|28 Sep 2014|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||03 Dec 2015|
|Accepted||15 Sep 2014|
|Copyright information||© 2014 Elsevier|
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