OCL: Implementing the Standard

Akehurst, David H. and Patrascoiu, Octavian (2003) OCL: Implementing the Standard. In: OCL2.0-''Industry standard or scientific playground?'' - Proceedings of the UML'03 workshop. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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OCL 2.0 is the newest version of the OMGs constraint language to accompany their suit of Object Oriented modelling languages. The use of OCL as an accompanying constraint and query language to modelling with these languages is essential. As tools are built to support the modelling languages, it is also necessary to implement the OCL. This paper reports our experience of implementing OCL based on the latest version of the OMGs OCL standard. We provide an ecient LALR grammar for parsing the language and describe an architecture that enables the language to be bridged to any OO modelling language. In addition we give feedback on problems and ambiguities discovered in the standard, with some suggested solutions.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Uncontrolled keywords: UML OCL model modelling compiler interpreter bridge
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Systems Architecture Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:00
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2014 09:05
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/13887 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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