A Generic Traceability Framework for Model Composition Operation

  • Youness LaghouaoutaEmail author
  • Adil Anwar
  • Mahmoud Nassar
  • Jean-Michel Bruel
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 214)


In order to handle complexity, model driven engineering aims at building systems by developing several models, where each model represents a specific concern of the system. In this context, designers need mechanisms to validate, synchronize and understand interactions between those perspectives. Model composition deals with these issues but remains a complex task. For these reasons, we believe that a strong traceability mechanism is a key factor to handle relationships between models and manage the complexity of the composition operation. This paper describes a generic approach to keep track of the model composition operation. We also define a traces generation process to adapt our proposal to any specific composition language. Finally, an example is presented to illustrate our contributions.


Model traceability Model composition Aspect-oriented modeling Graph transformations 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Youness Laghouaouta
    • 1
    Email author
  • Adil Anwar
    • 2
  • Mahmoud Nassar
    • 1
  • Jean-Michel Bruel
    • 3
  1. 1.IMS-SIME, ENSIASMohammed V UniversityRabatMorocco
  2. 2.Siweb, EMIMohammed V UniversityRabatMorocco
  3. 3.IRITUniversity of ToulouseToulouseFrance

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