Which is the Impact of adding Traceability support over the Quality of ATL Model Transformations?

Iván Santiago, Juan M. Vara, Valeria de Castro, Esperanza Marcos

Abstract

Model-Driven Engineering (MDE) provides a new landscape for the management of traceability, which plays a key role when dealing with software evolution. Since model transformations are the wheel that drives MDE proposals forward, traceability data can be automatically available in MDE projects. To that end, the implicit traceability relationships contained in any model transformation has to be made explicit by enriching the model transformation with traces generation capabilities. However, this refinement process implies a cost in terms of quality: enriched transformations are intuitively more complex. To back such intuition, this work presents an empirical study to assess the impact over the quality of the enrichment of ATL model transformations.

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Santiago I., M. Vara J., de Castro V. and Marcos E. (2013). Which is the Impact of adding Traceability support over the Quality of ATL Model Transformations? . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop in Software Evolution and Modernization - Volume 1: SEM, (ENASE 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-66-2, pages 75-84. DOI: 10.5220/0004602700750084


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@conference{sem13,
author={Iván Santiago and Juan M. Vara and Valeria de Castro and Esperanza Marcos},
title={Which is the Impact of adding Traceability support over the Quality of ATL Model Transformations?},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop in Software Evolution and Modernization - Volume 1: SEM, (ENASE 2013)},
year={2013},
pages={75-84},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004602700750084},
isbn={978-989-8565-66-2},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop in Software Evolution and Modernization - Volume 1: SEM, (ENASE 2013)
TI - Which is the Impact of adding Traceability support over the Quality of ATL Model Transformations?
SN - 978-989-8565-66-2
AU - Santiago I.
AU - M. Vara J.
AU - de Castro V.
AU - Marcos E.
PY - 2013
SP - 75
EP - 84
DO - 10.5220/0004602700750084