Model Transformation Using a Simplified Metamodel
Hongming Liu, Xiaoping Jia
DOI: 10.4236/jsea.2010.37075   PDF    HTML     6,603 Downloads   10,943 Views   Citations


Model Driven Engineering (MDE) is a model-centric software development approach aims at improving the quality and productivity of software development processes. While some progresses in MDE have been made, there are still many challenges in realizing the full benefits of model driven engineering. These challenges include incompleteness in existing modeling notations, inadequate in tools support, and the lack of effective model transformation mechanism. This paper provides a solution to build a template-based model transformation framework using a simplified metamode called Hierarchical Relational Metamodel (HRM). This framework supports MDE while providing the benefits of readability and rigorousness of meta-model definitions and transformation definitions.

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H. Liu and X. Jia, "Model Transformation Using a Simplified Metamodel," Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, Vol. 3 No. 7, 2010, pp. 653-660. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2010.37075.

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