Metamodel Based Methodology for Dynamic Component Systems

  • Gabor Batori
  • Zoltan Theisz
  • Domonkos Asztalos
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7349)


MBE solutions, including their corresponding MDA frameworks, cover many parts of industrial application development processes. Although model based development methodologies are in abundance, fully integrated, domain specific methodologies still find their niche in specialized application scenarios. In this paper, such an alternative methodology will be presented that targets reconfigurable networked systems executing on top of interconnected heterogeneous hardware nodes. The methodology covers the whole development cycle; it even utilizes a configuration model for component reconfigurability, and also involves a first-order logic based structural modeling language, Alloy, in the analysis of component deployment and reconfiguration. The methodology is supported by both a metamodel based tooling environment within GME and a robust distributed middleware platform over Erlang/OTP. Due to its special applicability, the methodology is limited in scope and scaling, though core parts have been successfully showcased in a sensor network demonstrator of the IST project RUNES.


Finite State Machine Component Application Alloy Analyzer Deployment Model Code Snippet 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabor Batori
    • 1
  • Zoltan Theisz
    • 2
  • Domonkos Asztalos
    • 1
  1. 1.Software Engineering GroupEricsson Hungary Ltd.Hungary
  2. 2.evopro Informatics and Automation Ltd.Hungary

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