Meta Model Based Architecture for Software Process Instantiation

  • Peter Killisperger
  • Markus Stumptner
  • Georg Peters
  • Georg Grossmann
  • Thomas Stückl
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5543)


In order to re-use software processes for a spectrum of projects they are described in a generic way. Due to the uniqueness of software development, processes have to be adapted to project specific needs to be effectively applicable in projects. This instantiation still lacks standardization and tool support making it error prone, time consuming and thus expensive. Siemens AG has started research projects aiming to improve software process related activities. Part of these efforts has been the development of a New Software Engineering Framework (NSEF) enabling a more effective and efficient instantiation and application of processes. A system supporting project managers in instantiation of software processes is being developed. It aims to execute instantiation decision made by humans and to automatically restore correctness of the resulting process.


Software Process Domain Expert Method Manual Meta Model Process Instance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Killisperger
    • 1
    • 2
  • Markus Stumptner
    • 1
  • Georg Peters
    • 3
  • Georg Grossmann
    • 1
  • Thomas Stückl
    • 4
  1. 1.Advanced Computing Research CentreUniversity of South AustraliaAdelaideAustralia
  2. 2.Competence Center Information SystemsUniversity of Applied SciencesMünchenGermany
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science and MathematicsUniversity of Applied SciencesMünchenGermany
  4. 4.System and Software ProcessesSiemens Corporate TechnologyMünchenGermany

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