International Journal of Education and Management Engineering(IJEME)

ISSN: 2305-3623 (Print), ISSN: 2305-8463 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJEME Vol.8, No.2, Mar. 2018

Analysis of Features using Feature Model in Software Product Line: A Case Study

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Hitesh Yadav, A. Charan Kumari

Index Terms

Feature Model;Core asset;Software Product Line;Feature


This paper shows an analysis of features of email system using feature model in a Software Product Line (SPL). The core features that can be used by different SPLs are identified using feature model. The analysis is based on two primary measures – reusability and consistency. Reusability measures the level of frequency of usage of the feature in developing a new software product line and consistency ensures that the core features are consistent in a software product line. On the basis of reusability measure, the core features are classified into four different categories. These measures help in understanding the Return on Investment in a software product line.

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Hitesh Yadav, A. Charan Kumari,"Analysis of Features using Feature Model in Software Product Line: A Case Study", International Journal of Education and Management Engineering(IJEME), Vol.8, No.2, pp.48-57, 2018.DOI: 10.5815/ijeme.2018.02.06


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