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A model-driven approach to extract views from an architecture description language

Oliveira, Cristóvão and Wermelinger, Michel (2007). A model-driven approach to extract views from an architecture description language. In: Proceedings of the Working IEEE/IFIP Conference on Software Architecture (WICSA'07), 6-9 Jan 2007, Mumbai, India.

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A common approach to defining architectural views is to have independent heterogeneous representations that are tailored to each view's purpose, but this makes reconciling views into an overall architectural description harder. In this paper we put forward a complementary (not alternative) approach in which some views are derived from a given architecture description language (ADL) in a systematic way, by listing the design questions each view should answer. The approach is based on constructing the language's metamodel and extending it with the entities and associations needed to capture and explicitly relate the required views.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2007 IEEE
Extra Information: E-ISBN: 0-7695-2744-2
Keywords: software architecture; architectural views; meta-modeling;
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 8196
Depositing User: Michel Wermelinger
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2007
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2018 13:45
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