A Methodology for Designing Dynamic Topology Control Algorithms via Graph Transformation

  • Roland KlugeEmail author
  • Gergely Varró
  • Andy Schürr
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9152)


This paper presents a constructive, model-driven methodology for designing dynamic topology control algorithms. The proposed methodology characterizes valid and high quality topologies with declarative graph constraints and formulates topology control algorithms as graph transformation systems. Afterwards, a well-known static analysis technique is used to enrich graph transformation rules with application conditions derived from the graph constraints to ensure that this improved approach always produces topologies that (i) are optimized wrt. to a domain-specific criterion, and (ii) additionally fulfill all the graph constraints.


Topology control Graph constraints Static analysis 



This work has been funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) within the Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1053 – MAKI. The authors would like to thank Matthias Hollick (subprojects A03 and C01) for his valuable input.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Real-Time Systems LabTU DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany

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