Transformation: The Missing Link of MDA

  • Anna Gerber
  • Michael Lawley
  • Kerry Raymond
  • Jim Steel
  • Andrew Wood
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2505)


In this paper we explore the issue of transforming models to models, an essential part of the OMG’s Model Driven Architecture (MDA) vision. Drawing from the literature and our experiences implementing a number of transformations using different technologies, we explore the strengths and weaknesses of the different technologies and identify requirements for a transformation language for performing the kind of model-to-model transformations required to realise the MDA vision.


Model Transformation Transformation Rule Target Model Graph Transformation Abstract Syntax 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anna Gerber
    • 1
  • Michael Lawley
    • 1
  • Kerry Raymond
    • 1
  • Jim Steel
    • 1
  • Andrew Wood
    • 1
  1. 1.CRC for Enterprise Distributed Systems (DSTC)Australia

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