Description: Reverse Design
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This section provides information about reverse_design.
The objective of reverse design is to get a design description
out of the source code, i.e. to abstract from coding details.
There are two strategies to achieve it:
- Tools present the source code in a way that a maintainer can
make the abstraction.
Since the computer only retrieves information that is entirely
included in the source code this strategy is called fundamental.
- Tools make the abstraction on their own. They are analyzing the
source code in using information from a knowledge base.
This strategy is called knowledge-based .
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