MU Computer Engineering (Semester 8)
Software Architecture
December 2014
Total marks: --
Total time: --
(1) Assume appropriate data and state your reasons
(2) Marks are given to the right of every question
(3) Draw neat diagrams wherever necessary

1 (a)

Define Product Line Architecture

5 M
1 (b)

What is implicit invocation style? Explain with example.

5 M
1 (c)

Explain simulation based framework.

5 M
1 (d)

What is a difference between view an viewpoint?

5 M

2 (a)

Define following terms:-
i) Component
ii) Connector
iii) Configuration
iv) Accuracy
v) Precision

10 M
2 (b)

What is stakeholder driven modelling?

5 M
2 (c)

What is domain specific software architecture?

5 M

3 (a)

What is SOA and web services?

10 M
3 (b)

What is architectural pattern? Explain any one pattern in detail with example.

10 M

4 (a)

What is Framework? Give its types. What are design patterns?

10 M
4 (b)

Why is system based analysis important, even if component and connector based analysis is completed.

5 M
4 (c)

What is one-way and round trip mapping?

5 M

5 (a)

"Focus on Architecture is focus on Reuse" Comment.

10 M
5 (b)

What is perspective and descriptive architecture

10 M

6 (a)

Design issues for NFP's: Complexity and Heterogeneity

10 M
6 (b)

Explain any two connectors in detail
i) Data Access
ii) Stream
iii) Procedure Call

10 M

Write short notes on (any two) :-
7 (a)

C2 style Architecture

10 M
7 (b)


10 M
7 (c)


10 M

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