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The presented approach aims at helping to derive architectures that also meet quality requirements. To achieve this goal, the presented approach does not aim to elicit a single solution. Instead, it suggests solution candidates that are promising to meet the quality requirements. Before actually choosing a candidate, the proposed process provides for iteratively evaluating the most-promising candidates. The remainder of this paper is structured as follows: Section 2 explains the extension of meta data for solution candidate catalogues.
The candidates with the highest rating are the most promising. Step (1) can be stopped after each evaluation, because the process does not require all questions to be answered. The rating is more speciﬁc with more answered questions. The process aims at proposing candidates based on common knowledge. Thus the resulting candidates still need to be evaluated to conﬁrm their feasibility and applicability. In the next step instantiate & evaluate promising candidates (2), the patterns resulting from step (1) are instantiated to model an architecture that fulﬁlls the functional requirements and the constraints.
Analogously, solution candidates A Question-Based Method for Deriving Software Architectures 39 with rs (apq ) = excludes are removed from the set of promising candidates. Their question references are thus disabled. At this point, no more candidates might be available. In this case, the catalogue of solution candidates does not provide an applicable solution candidate. 1) is repeated with these questions. Otherwise step (1) is ﬁnished. The result is a set of patterns that represent promising candidates.