Supporting OCL as Part of a Family of Languages

Akehurst, David H. and Howells, W. Gareth J. and McDonald-Maier, Klaus (2005) Supporting OCL as Part of a Family of Languages. In: Proceedings of the MoDELS'05 Conference Workshop on Tool Support for OCL and Related Formalisms - Needs and Trends, LTL-REPORT-2--5-001, 2005 October, Montego Bay, Jamaica. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

With the continued interest in Model Driven techniques for software development more and more uses are found for query or expression languages that navigate and manipulate object-oriented models. The Object Constraint Language is one of the most frequently used languages; however, its original intended use as a constraint expression language has been succeeded by its frequently proposed use as a basis for a more general model query language, model transformation language and potential action language. We see a future where OCL forms a basis for a family of languages related in particular to Model Driven Development techniques; as a consequence we require an appropriate tool suite to aid in the development of such language families. This paper proposes some important aspects of such a tool suit.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics (see also: telecommunications) > TK7880 Applications of electronics (inc industrial & domestic) > TK7885 Computer engineering
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Depositing User: Yiqing Liang
Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2009 12:16
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2014 09:10
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/8962 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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