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Reusing Pattern Solutions in Modeling: A Generic Approach Based on a Role Language

  • Christophe Tombelle
  • Gilles Vanwormhoudt
  • Emmanuel Renaux
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6940)

Abstract

Design patterns are a means to capture and reuse good practices and working solutions acquired by experts in various domains of specification and design. A lot of work has been done to try to express the solution part of design patterns in a computer understandable language but most of it is centered on the UML, especially on the Class diagrams. Model engineering techniques make it easier to design domain-specific languages and we think that design patterns can be identified in any engineering domain. So, a language able to describe accurately design pattern solutions for any specification or design language, along with its reuse process, would be of great interest. This paper presents Gipsie, a specification language that approaches, at an abstract level, this goal through the notion of generic roles, i.e. parameterized by any metamodel.

Keywords

Role Model Modeling Language Target Object Design Pattern Class Diagram 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christophe Tombelle
    • 1
  • Gilles Vanwormhoudt
    • 1
    • 2
  • Emmanuel Renaux
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut TELECOMFrance
  2. 2.LIFL/CNRS-University of Lille 1 (UMR 8022)Villeneuve d’Ascq cedexFrance

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