Title

The Golden Age of Software Architecture: A Comprehensive Survey

Date of Original Version

2006

Type

Working Paper

Rights Management

All Rights Reserved

Abstract or Description

This retrospective on nearly two decades of software architecture research examines the maturation of the software architecture research area by tracing the evolution of research questions and results through their maturation cycle. We show how early qualitative results set the stage for later precision, formality, and automation, how results have built up over time, and how the research results have moved into practice.