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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE C 2010 Vol.11 No.1 P.45-55

http://doi.org/10.1631/jzus.C0910096


Automatic actor-based program partitioning


Author(s):  Omid BUSHEHRIAN

Affiliation(s):  Department of Information Technology, Shiraz University of Technology, Shiraz 71555-313, Iran

Corresponding email(s):   bushehrian@sutech.ac.ir

Key Words:  Actor model, Software reverse engineering, Performance evaluation


Omid BUSHEHRIAN. Automatic actor-based program partitioning[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science C, 2010, 11(1): 45-55.

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Abstract: 
software reverse engineering techniques are applied most often to reconstruct the architecture of a program with respect to quality constraints, or non-functional requirements such as maintainability or reusability. In this paper, AOPR, a novel actor-oriented program reverse engineering approach, is proposed to reconstruct an object-oriented program architecture based on a high performance model such as an actor model. Reconstructing the program architecture based on this model results in the concurrent execution of the program invocations and consequently increases the overall performance of the program provided enough processors are available. The proposed reverse engineering approach applies a hill climbing clustering algorithm to find actors.

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