International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS)

ISSN: 2074-9007 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9015 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJITCS Vol.4, No.12, Nov. 2012

Improvement in Quality of Software Architecture via Enhanced-Pattern Driven Architecture (EPDA)

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Muhammad Fahad Khan, Kanwal Yousaf, Anam Mustaqeem, Muazaam Maqsood

Index Terms

Architecture, Architecture Pattern, Software Architecture, Quality Attributes


No doubt software plays an important role in improvement of our lives. Great demand of software makes software architecture more complex. Flaws in any software have direct impact on diverse fields of life (such as business, science, engineering etc). The main reason of any software failure is due to poor software architecture or quality attributes. This paper focuses on factors that affect the quality of software architectures and highlighted the major reason of the defects through questionnaire and survey. In the light of this survey a technique is proposed to improve the quality of any software architecture. The proposed architecture is Enhanced-Pattern driven architecture (EPDA). This architecture focuses on the improvement of design phase in any architecture. This will also help in resolving lots of problems which arise due to usage of different traditional architectural styles.

Cite This Paper

Muhammad Fahad Khan, Kanwal Yousaf, Anam Mustaqeem, Muazaam Maqsood,"Improvement in Quality of Software Architecture via Enhanced-Pattern Driven Architecture (EPDA)", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), vol.4, no.12, pp.31-39, 2012. DOI: 10.5815/ijitcs.2012.12.03


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