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Achieving Goals through Architectural Design Decisions

By Lena Khaled


<b>problem statement:</b> the main problem in building any system is that many decisions appear&#13; through its design. These decisions are affected mainly by the goals that the architect wants to achieve.&#13; These goals shape the architectural design of a system; the architect needs to know the best decisions&#13; to use them through building the design of a system.<b> Approach: </b>Design fragments used to solve the&#13; problem, design decisions controlled by fragments. Fragments themselves need to be controlled to&#13; mange the quality that results from them so quality management activities deal in controlling the&#13; fragments.<b> Results:</b> Using design fragments helped the architect to choose the most important design&#13; decisions to achieve high quality. <b>Conclusion: </b>Goals are affected mainly with quality attributes.&#13; Choosing the right decisions made building the good quality software

Topics: </keyword><keyword>Quality attributes, architectural design decisions, software architecture, architectural significant requirement, architectural knowledge, LCC:Electronic computers. Computer science, LCC:QA75.5-76.95, LCC:Instruments and machines, LCC:QA71-90, LCC:Mathematics, LCC:QA1-939, LCC:Science, LCC:Q, DOAJ:Computer Science, DOAJ:Technology and Engineering
Publisher: Science Publications
Year: 2010
DOI identifier: 10.3844/jcssp.2010.1424.1429
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