Forensic debugging of model transformations
Hibberd, Mark T., Lawley, Michael J., & Raymond, Kerry (2007) Forensic debugging of model transformations. In Engels, Gregor, Opdyke, Bill, Schmidt, Douglas C., & Weil, Frank (Eds.) 10th International Conference, MoDELS 2007: Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems, October 2007, Nashville, USA.
Software bugs occur in model-driven development, just as they do with traditional development techniques. We explore the types of bugs that occur in model transformations and identify debugging ap- proaches that can be applied or adapted to a model-driven context. In- vestigation shows that the detailed source-to-target traceability avail- able with model transformations enables effective post-hoc, or forensic, debugging. Forensic debugging techniques are introduced for automated bug localisation in model transformations. The methods discussed are grounded with examples using the Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF) and Tefkat, a declarative model transformation engine.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Additional Information:||For more information, please refer to the publisher's website (see hypertext link) or contact the author.|
|Keywords:||MDA MDE MDD Modeling Transformation Debugging|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > COMPUTER SOFTWARE (080300) > Software Engineering (080309)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 Springer|
|Deposited On:||06 Mar 2008|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:36|
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