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Requirements Definition for Domain-Specific Modelling Languages: The ComVantage Case

  • Robert Andrei Buchmann
  • Dimitris Karagiannis
  • Niksa Visic
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 158)

Abstract

The goal of this paper is to investigate the challenge of defining and answering modelling language requirements with domain specificity in the instance case of the ComVantage EU research project, which provides a multifaceted domain, with subdomains identified along two dimensions: a) the application dimension, where subdomains are defined by the application areas providing use cases: mobile maintenance, customer-oriented production and production line commissioning; b) the technical dimension, where subdomains are derived from a grouping of the encountered technical problems - supply chain definition in virtual enterprises, business process-driven mobile app and data requirements, business process management considering the execution environment and control of access to its resources/artefacts, design of products and services, or incident escalation management. The paper describes the requirements sources, their definition methodology and an initial derivation of modelling method building blocks from the identified requirements.

Keywords

modelling requirements metamodelling business process knowledge acquisition 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Andrei Buchmann
    • 1
  • Dimitris Karagiannis
    • 1
  • Niksa Visic
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Computer Science, Knowledge Engineering Research GroupUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria

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