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Management Decision Support Through Reverse Engineering Technology

By Scott R. Tilley


Managers of large software systems face enormous challenges when it comes to making informed project-related decisions. They require a high-level understanding of the entire system and in-depth information on selected components. Unfortunately, many software systems are so complex and/or old that such information is not readily available. Reverse engineering---the process of extracting system abstractions and design information from existing software systems---can provide some of this missing information. This paper outlines how a software system can benefit from reverse engineering, and describes how management personnel can use the information provided by this process as an aid in making informed decisions related to large software projects

Year: 1992
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