Repository-Centric Process Modeling – Example of a Pattern Based Development Process

Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 496)

Abstract

Repositories of modeling artefacts have gained more attention recently to enforce reuse in software engineering. In fact, repository-centric development processes are more adopted in software/system development, such as architecture-centric or pattern-centric development processes.

In our work, we deal with a specification language for development methodologies centered around a model-based repository, by defining both a metamodel enabling process engineers to represent repository management and interaction and an architecture for development tools.

The modeling language we propose, has been successfully evaluated by the TERESA project for specifying development processes for trusted applications centered around a model-based repository of security and dependability (S&D) patterns.

Keywords

Metamodel Model-Driven Engineering Process Security Dependability Repository Pattern 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.IRIT, University of ToulouseToulouse Cedex 9France

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