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Table 1 Comparison of existing change management frameworks

From: Incremental stages of a semantic framework for automating the changes on long term composed services

Feature Existing frameworks Semantic change management framework Reason/component contributing
Memory usage High Low  
Prior determination for implementing changes No Yes Semantic parsing
Automatic verification and validation No Yes Finite state machine
Probability to reach correct states Low High Push down automata
Professionals involved in enacting the changes Developers Analyst, developers Semantic information from ontology
Information provided in the ontology Domain Functionality of the services  
Information about the relationship between the functionality of the services No Yes Representing ontology in terms of functionality of the services
Rule/policy level information about the services No Yes Representing ontology in terms of functionality of the services
Prior determination on the impact caused by the requested change No Yes Change impact analyser component
Capacity of the framework to provide reasons in case of failures No Yes Semantic reasoner component
Possibility to determine the exact position for successful implementation of change No Yes Push down automata