Model-Driven Development with SDL – Process, Tools, and Experiences

  • T. Kuhn
  • R. Gotzhein
  • C. Webel
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4199)


Model-Driven Development is a challenge and a promising methodology for creating next-generation software systems. In this paper, we present SDL-MDD, a model-driven development process that is based on the ITU-T design language SDL. We present a semantically integrated tool suite, especially supporting model-driven code generation and model-driven simulation. Both production and simulation code are entirely generated from SDL models and automatically instrumented to interface with different operating systems and communication technologies. The use of SDL-MDD and of the tool suite is illustrated by an extensive case study from the ubiquitous computing domain.


Tool Suite Message Sequence Chart Model Drive Architecture Device Class Extensive Case Study 
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  • T. Kuhn
  • R. Gotzhein
  • C. Webel

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