Accession Number:

ADA159813

Title:

Reusable Software: Trade-Off Analysis and a New Approach.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

64.0

Abstract:

Software reusability is seen as a resource which can assist in resolving the current software crisis. This thesis discusses issues that are relevant to the concept of reusable software. It reviews the definition of reusable software and presents software developement scenarios to describe possible guidelines for performing a trade-off analysis in determining the pros and cons of incorporating reusable software concepts into a software product. The thesis also suggests the need for new and dramatically different methodologies to make software reusability a viable concept. Additional keywords Life cycle models Trade off analysis Software engineering Scenarios. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE