Zschaler, Steffen and Kolovos, Dimitrios S. and Drivalos, Nikolaos and Paige, Richard F. and Rashid, Awais (2010) Domain-specific metamodelling languages for software language engineering. In: Software language engineering. Lecture Notes in Computer Science . Springer, Berlin, pp. 334-353. ISBN 9783642121067Full text not available from this repository.
Domain-specific languages are constructed to provide modelling capabilities tailored to a specific domain. Sometimes, languages are developed many times, typically to support application in a new context. In doing so, recurring patterns and commonalities as well as variations across the evolving set of languages can be identified. This paper introduces the concept of a domain-specific metamodelling language, which codifies such commonalities and provides concepts and logic for expressing the variations. The challenges and difficulties of using domain-specific metamodelling languages are identified. We illustrate the concept with examples from different domains.
|Item Type:||Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications|
|Deposited On:||20 Apr 2012 08:57|
|Last Modified:||22 Apr 2016 01:18|
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