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From Requirements to Code in a Model Driven Way

  • Audris Kalnins
  • Elina Kalnina
  • Edgars Celms
  • Agris Sostaks
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5968)

Abstract

Though there is a lot of support for model driven development the support for complete model driven path from requirements to code is limited. The approach proposed in this paper offers such a path which is fully supported by model transformations. The starting point is semiformal requirements containing behaviour description in a controlled natural language. A chain of models is proposed including analysis, platform independent and platform specific models. A particular architecture style is chosen by means of selecting a set of appropriate design patterns for these models. It is shown how to define informally and then implement in model transformation language MOLA the required transformations. By executing these transformations a prototype of the system is obtained.

Keywords

model driven development transformations requirements UML 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Audris Kalnins
    • 1
  • Elina Kalnina
    • 1
  • Edgars Celms
    • 1
  • Agris Sostaks
    • 1
  1. 1.IMCSUniversity of LatviaRigaLatvia

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