Semantic Approach to Automatically Defined Model Transformation

  • Tiexin Wang
  • Sebastien Truptil
  • Frederick Benaben
Conference paper
Part of the Proceedings of the I-ESA Conferences book series (IESACONF, volume 7)


Model transformation, regarded as a pillar of model-driven engineering, plays a key role in improving enterprises’ interoperability. However, to define the process of a model transformation (within a specific context) needs large amount of human’s effort. To reduce human’s effort and make model transformation more efficient, automatic model transformation would be a suitable solution. We present an automatic model transformation approach in this paper, which is based on model transformation methodology, using syntactic and semantic check among model elements. In this approach, a generic meta–meta-model and semantic checking rules are proposed. With a simple use case, we illustrate how this approach works.


Model-driven engineering Automatic model transformation Semantic check 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tiexin Wang
    • 1
  • Sebastien Truptil
    • 1
  • Frederick Benaben
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre Genie IndustrielUniversity de ToulouseAlbiFrance

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