A Large Scope Transformational Approach for Distributed Architecture Design

  • Fabian Gilson
  • Vincent Englebert
  • Raimundas Matulevičius
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5292)


Many Architecture Description Languages (ADLs) appeared in order to model complex software solutions. Unfortunately, current modeling approaches do not take into account infrastructure related constraints and do not add non-functional requirements to architecture constructs. This paper describes a transformation-oriented method to design distributed software architectures. Our method is based on an ADL named IODASS. It uses semantically extensible building blocks with qualitative attributes that specify non-functional or infrastructure related requirements.


Quality Attribute IEEE Computer Society Model Transformation Software Architecture Component Type 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fabian Gilson
    • 1
  • Vincent Englebert
    • 1
  • Raimundas Matulevičius
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Computer Science PRECISE Research Center in Information Systems EngineeringUniversity of Namur 

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