Title: A software reusability attributes model

Authors: Khairuddin Hashim, Elizabeth Key

Addresses: Computer Centre, University of Malaya, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ' Computer Centre, University of Malaya, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Abstract: Software reuse is a promising technology in software development and is seen as a solution to the rising cost of software and the existing bottleneck problems due to demands exceeding supplies. Software reusability also enhances quality and productivity. One of the issues in making reusability acceptable and which is rarely discussed concerns defining the characteristics of a component that would classify it as reusable. This paper proposes a reusability attributes model in defining the factors affecting the reusability quality of software components.

Keywords: software reuse; software development; quality assurance; QA; reusability attributes model; software reusability.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCAT.1995.062403

International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 1995 Vol.8 No.1/2, pp.69 - 77

Published online: 05 Jun 2014 *

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