METRICS FOR A MODEL DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT CONTEXT

Motoshi Saeki, Haruhiko Kaiya

Abstract

In a Model Driven Development context, in addition to the metrics of models themselves, the metrics of model transformation should be considered in order to measure its various characteristics such as quality. In this paper, we propose the technique to define the metrics of model transformation using a meta-modeling technique and a graph rewriting techniques. The meta-modeling technique is used for defining model-specific metrics, while graph rewriting rules formalize transformation. The values of model-specific metrics to be calculated are attached to graph rewriting rules, and can be evaluated and propagated between the models during the transformation. The evaluation and propagation methods can be defined within the graph rewriting rules, and their evaluation and propagation result in the metric values of the transformation. Furthermore the paper includes the example of transforming object models into relational database models in order to show the usefulness of our approach.

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Saeki M. and Kaiya H. (2008). METRICS FOR A MODEL DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT CONTEXT . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - Volume 1: ENASE, ISBN 978-989-8111-28-9, pages 13-22. DOI: 10.5220/0001759000130022


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@conference{enase08,
author={Motoshi Saeki and Haruhiko Kaiya},
title={METRICS FOR A MODEL DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT CONTEXT},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - Volume 1: ENASE,},
year={2008},
pages={13-22},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001759000130022},
isbn={978-989-8111-28-9},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - Volume 1: ENASE,
TI - METRICS FOR A MODEL DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT CONTEXT
SN - 978-989-8111-28-9
AU - Saeki M.
AU - Kaiya H.
PY - 2008
SP - 13
EP - 22
DO - 10.5220/0001759000130022