Software traceability - A key to improve software evolution

Alexey Ponomarev, Hitesh S. Nalamwar

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Abstract

Software traceability is an important part in software development that is getting more and more attention nowadays from organizations and researchers. The paper outlines the importance, different methods and techniques of software traceability. It also explains the need of automating traceability, problems and drawbacks of existing traceability tools, the ongoing challenges facing implementation of traceability in software development life cycle, and finally the paper discusses whether software traceability should be mandated as a key to improve software evolution.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHigh Technology
Subtitle of host publicationResearch and Applications, 2015
EditorsNikita Martyushev, Anna Bogdan
PublisherTrans Tech Publications Ltd
Pages881-885
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9783038357087
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Event4th International Conference for Young Scientists High Technology: Research and Applications, HTRA 2015 - Tomsk, Russian Federation
Duration: 21 Apr 201524 Apr 2015

Publication series

NameKey Engineering Materials
Volume685
ISSN (Print)1013-9826
ISSN (Electronic)1662-9795

Conference

Conference4th International Conference for Young Scientists High Technology: Research and Applications, HTRA 2015
CountryRussian Federation
CityTomsk
Period21.4.1524.4.15

Keywords

  • Agile methodologies
  • IT evolution
  • Maintenance
  • Software evolution
  • Software traceability

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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