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A New Component Selection Algorithm Based on Metrics and Fuzzy Clustering Analysis.

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-02319-4_75 Conference: Hybrid Artificial Intelligence Systems, 4th International Conference, HAIS 2009, Salamanca, Spain, June 10-12, 2009. Proceedings
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ABSTRACT Component-Based Software Engineering is concerned with the assembly of preexisting software components that lead to software
systems responding to client specific requirements. This paper presents a new algorithm for constructing a software system
by assembling components. The process of selecting a component from a given set takes into account some quality attributes.
Metrics are defined in order to quantify the considered attributes. Using these metrics values, a fuzzy clustering approach
groups similar components in order to select the best candidate. We comparatively evaluate our results with a case study.

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