In order to increase reuse, a number of product versions may be developed based on the same software platform. The platform must, however, be managed and updated according to new requirements if it should be reusable in a series of releases. This means that the platform is constantly changed during its lifecycle, and changes can result in degradation of the platform. In this paper, a measurement approach is proposed as a means of tracking the degradation of a software platform and consequently in the product …
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