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Relating Software Architecture Views by Using MDA

  • Rogelio Limon Cordero
  • Isidro Ramos Salavert
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4707)

Abstract

Software architecture views separate the concerns that are presented in phases previous to the detailed design phases of a software system. Each view represents a different structure of a system for its analysis and documentation. Although each view can be designed separately, they are linked because they are part of the same system. These links must be explicitly shaped and maintained in order to achieve synergy in their design and also to preserve consistency among the views when they change for evolution or maintenance reasons. This work proposes the use of the Model-Driven Architecture (MDA) approach to establish the links among the architectural views through a relation of models. This work shows how relations among software architectural views can be established by means of strategies used in MDA in a systematic way.

Keywords

Software Architecture Modeling Driven Architecture 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rogelio Limon Cordero
    • 1
  • Isidro Ramos Salavert
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information Systems and Computation, Technical University of Valencia, Camino de Vera s/n E-46022 ValenciaSpain

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