The Use of Information Visualization to Support Software Configuration Management [chapter]

Roberto Therón, Antonio González, Francisco J. García, Pablo Santos
2007 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper addresses the visualization of the collaboration history in the development of software items using a simple interactive representation called Revision Tree. The visualization presents detailed information on a single software item with the intention of supporting the awareness of the project managers and developers about the item evolution and the collaboration taking place on its development. We considered that repositories of Software Configuration Management tools are the best
more » ... ormation source to extract relevant information dealing with the relationships between the programmers and software items, as well as information regarding the creation of baselines, branches and revisions, and useful date and time details for the arrangement of the development timeline and collaboration representation.
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74800-7_26 fatcat:gkzjly5yjnh6njlkcpgb3soj5a