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Aspect-Oriented Modelling: Issues and Misconceptions

Iqbal, Saqib and Allen, Gary (2010) Aspect-Oriented Modelling: Issues and Misconceptions. In: Proceedings of Software Engineering Advances (ICSEA), 2010 Fifth International Conference. IEEE, Nice, France, pp. 337-340. ISBN 978-1-4244-7788-3

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    Aspect-oriented programming is an extension to object-oriented programming. It introduces new constructs called “aspects” for representing crosscutting concerns in a system development. These constructs are somewhat similar to object oriented “classes” but they also have some clear differences in terms of characteristics. This complicated nature of aspects makes their modeling a difficult task. While working on the modeling of new design techniques for aspect oriented technology, we have come across some unresolved modeling issues and some misconceptions about the nature of aspects and their representation in software design. This paper highlights these misconceptions and outlines some important aspect-oriented modeling issues, such as the modular nature of aspects, their resemblance with classes, and their high coupling with the base program.

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    Additional Information: Paper presented at 2010 Fifth International Conference on Software Engineering Advances, Nice, France, 22nd - 27th August 2010 © 2010 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other users, including reprinting/ republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted components of this work in other works.
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Aspect-Oriented Design, Aspect- Oriented Modeling, Aspects, Software modularity.
    Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Schools: School of Computing and Engineering
    School of Computing and Engineering > High-Performance Intelligent Computing
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    Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2010 15:20
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