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2015 ACM/IEEE 18th International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS) (2015)
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Sept. 30, 2015 to Oct. 2, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-4673-6907-7
pp: 226-235
Roberto Rodriguez-Echeverria , University of Extremadura, Cáceres, Spain
Fernando Macias , Bergen University College, Norway
ABSTRACT
Model Driven Engineering (MDE) is essentially based in metamodel definition, model edition and the specification of model transformations (MT) among these. In many cases the development, evolution and adaptation of these transformations is still carried out without the support of proper methods and tools to reduce the effort and related costs to these activities. In this work, a novel model testing approach specifically designed to assist the engineer in model transformation evolution is presented. A statistical analysis of the actual behavior of the transformations is performed by means of the computation of well-known information extraction metrics. In order to assist the MT adaptation, a detailed interpretation of the possible results of those metrics is also presented. And finally, the results of applying this approach on a Model-Driven Reverse Engineering (MDRE) scenario defined in the context of the MIGRARIA project are discussed.
INDEX TERMS
Adaptation models, Concrete, Contracts, Testing, Context modeling, Measurement, Unified modeling language
CITATION

R. Rodriguez-Echeverria and F. Macias, "A statistical analysis approach to assist model transformation evolution," 2015 ACM/IEEE 18th International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS), Ottawa, ON, Canada, 2015, pp. 226-235.
doi:10.1109/MODELS.2015.7338253
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