Assessing composition in modeling approaches

Gunter Mussbacher, Omar Alam, Mohammad Alhaj, Shaukat Ali, Nuno Amálio, Balbir Barn, Rolv Bræk, Tony Clark, Benoit Combemale, Luiz Marcio Cysneiros, Urooj Fatima, Robert France, Geri Georg, Jennifer Horkoff, Jörg Kienzle, Julio Cesar Leite, Timothy C. Lethbridge, Markus Luckey, Ana Moreira, Felix MutzA. Padua A. Oliveira, Dorina C. Petriu, Matthias Schöttle, Lucy Troup, Vera M.B. Werneck

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Modeling approaches are based on various paradigms, e.g., aspect-oriented, feature-oriented, object-oriented, and logic-based. Modeling approaches may cover requirements models to low-level design models, are developed for various purposes, use various means of composition, and thus are difficult to compare. However, such comparisons are critical to help practitioners know under which conditions approaches are most applicable, and how they might be successfully generalized and combined to achieve end-to-end methods. This paper reports on work done at the 2nd International Comparing Modeling Approaches (CMA) workshop towards the goal of identifying potential comprehensive modeling methodologies with a particular emphasis on composition: (i) an improved set of comparison criteria; (ii) 19 assessments of modeling approaches based on the comparison criteria and a common, focused case study.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCMA '12
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the CMA 2012 Workshop
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherACM Press
Number of pages26
ISBN (Print)978-1-4503-1843-3
Publication statusPublished - 30 Sep 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • composition
  • modeling
  • comparison criteria
  • case study


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