International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS)

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IJITCS Vol.8, No.1, Jan. 2016

Web Service Component Reusability Evaluation: A Fuzzy Multi-Criteria Approach

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Aditya Pratap Singh, Pradeep Tomar

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Software component;component reusability;web service;fuzzy multi criteria approach; coupling;interface complexity;security;response time;statelessness


The service oriented architecture supports reusable components. Component reusability is one of the important features while designing web services for reuse. The reusability is an ideal and key factor to improve the quality and production rate of software. It becomes very helpful for quality assurance, if such quality parameters can be quantified. Non functional quality parameters like reusability are not easy to measure and quantify. This paper attempts to quantify reusability using fuzzy multi criteria approach. This approach is considered due to the unpredictable nature of reusability attributes. For the estimation of reusability, the paper identifies 5 key attributes of reusability i.e. Coupling, Interface Complexity, Security, Response Time and Statelessness in context of web service components.

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Aditya Pratap Singh, Pradeep Tomar,"Web Service Component Reusability Evaluation: A Fuzzy Multi-Criteria Approach", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), Vol.8, No.1, pp.40-47, 2016. DOI: 10.5815/ijitcs.2016.01.05


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