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Realizing a Model Driven Engineering Process

Marcus Alanen, Johan Lilius, Ivan Porres, Dragos Truscan, Realizing a Model Driven Engineering Process. TUCS Technical Reports 565, Turku Centre for Computer Science, 2003.


The Model Driven Approach (MDA) as supported by the Object Management Group (OMG) describes the structural requirements of an engineering discipline where models, instead of source code, comprise the primary artifact. Model Driven Engineering (MDE), as outlined by Stuart Kent, brings forth the dynamic aspects of engineering, where process adherence and rigorous commitment to analysis are equally important. As such, MDE has a broader scope than MDA. We discuss our position on MDE and its requirements on tools and technology, especially considering the dynamics of a model-based software development method. We demonstrate our approach with an example of the specification of an IPv6 router targeted to a customized processing architecture.


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BibTeX entry:

  title = {Realizing a Model Driven Engineering Process},
  author = {Alanen, Marcus and Lilius, Johan and Porres, Ivan and Truscan, Dragos},
  number = {565},
  series = {TUCS Technical Reports},
  publisher = {Turku Centre for Computer Science},
  year = {2003},
  keywords = {MDA, Model Driven Engineering, Model Transformation},
  ISBN = {952-12-1255-1},

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