Continuous Maintenance of Multiple Abstraction Levels in Program Code

Moritz Balz, Michael Striewe, Michael Goedicke

Abstract

During development of software systems multiple notations are in use to describe requirements, design, source code, run time traces, and more. These notations usually have different purposes and semantics so that it is difficult to keep information consistent during development. In this position paper we propose an alternative approach tomodel-driven software development that enhances program code with abstract specification information. Thus the program code can be considered at different views for design, verification, execution, and monitoring, while information of interest is continuously available in a coherent notation.

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Balz M., Striewe M. and Goedicke M. (2010). Continuous Maintenance of Multiple Abstraction Levels in Program Code . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Future Trends of Model-Driven Development - Volume 1: FTMDD, (ICEIS 2010) ISBN 978-989-8425-10-2, pages 68-79. DOI: 10.5220/0003026500680079


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@conference{ftmdd10,
author={Moritz Balz and Michael Striewe and Michael Goedicke},
title={Continuous Maintenance of Multiple Abstraction Levels in Program Code},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Future Trends of Model-Driven Development - Volume 1: FTMDD, (ICEIS 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={68-79},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003026500680079},
isbn={978-989-8425-10-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Future Trends of Model-Driven Development - Volume 1: FTMDD, (ICEIS 2010)
TI - Continuous Maintenance of Multiple Abstraction Levels in Program Code
SN - 978-989-8425-10-2
AU - Balz M.
AU - Striewe M.
AU - Goedicke M.
PY - 2010
SP - 68
EP - 79
DO - 10.5220/0003026500680079