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IJSTR >> Volume 8 - Issue 8, August 2019 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



Improving Behavioural Design Patterns Detection Through The Incorporation Of User Knowledge

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AUTHOR(S)

Mohammad H. Alshira'h, Saleh Alqatan

 

KEYWORDS

Software Maintenance, Reverse Engineering, Design Pattern Detection, Design Recovery, Reengineering, Software Comprehension, Static Analysis, Dynamic Analysis

 

ABSTRACT

Design pattern detection is useful for a range of software comprehension and maintenance tasks. Current tools are limited to a combination of static and dynamic analysis, which can lead to inaccurate results for behavioral design patterns, which are intrinsically dynamic. This work proposes a technique to address these limitations by enabling the user to augment the automated analysis with their expert knowledge. This can be used to iteratively refine the results, removing any inaccurate patterns. The evaluation on JHotDraw indicates that the approach can yield significant improvement in accuracy from a relatively small amount of input from the user.

 

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