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Megamodel Consistency Management at Runtime

  • El Hadji Bassirou ToureEmail author
  • Ibrahima Fall
  • Alassane Bah
  • Mamadou Samba Camara
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 204)

Abstract

This paper addresses the problem of ensuring consistency, correctness and other properties in dynamically changing software systems. The approach uses a Megamodel that represents the current state of the system at runtime including some rules. These rules are formulated as Hoare-Triples and allow to check whether modifications to the software system result in a consistent state, otherwise to fix changes that are likely to violate the megamodel integrity.

Keywords

Runtime software evolution Runtime verification Megamodeling Correctness Axiomatic semantics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • El Hadji Bassirou Toure
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ibrahima Fall
    • 1
  • Alassane Bah
    • 1
  • Mamadou Samba Camara
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)École Supérieure Polytechnique (ESP), Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar (UCAD)DakarSenegal

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