The Epsilon Generation Language

  • Louis M. Rose
  • Richard F. Paige
  • Dimitrios S. Kolovos
  • Fiona A. C. Polack
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5095)


We present the Epsilon Generation Language (EGL), a model-to-text (M2T) transformation language that is a component in a model management tool chain. The distinctive features of EGL are described, in particular its novel design which inherits a number of language concepts and logical features from a base model navigation and modification language. The value of being able to use a M2T language as part of an extensible model management tool chain is outlined in a case study, and EGL is compared to other M2T languages.


Model Management Abstract Syntax Protected Region Transformation Language Concrete Syntax 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Louis M. Rose
    • 1
  • Richard F. Paige
    • 1
  • Dimitrios S. Kolovos
    • 1
  • Fiona A. C. Polack
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of YorkUK

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