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Software Evolution Visualization Based on 3D Animation

YU Han, WANG Hai, PENG Xin and ZHAO Wen-yun   

  • Online:2018-11-14 Published:2018-11-14

Abstract: Data visualization is an important research area of modern computer science,especially the software maintenance research.An interactive visualization with 3D animation can show the software evolution history vividly.In our system,software evolution history is compared to the development of a real word city.Users can easily move through the city so that they can view the details of the evolution history as well as the high level trends of software architecture.We developed a prototype tool using unity3D based on some related works.The prototype achieves the goal of providing an easy way to view software maintenance data.

Key words: Software evolution,Software maintenance,Visualization,unity3D

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