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Bridging Proprietary Modelling and Open-Source Model Management Tools: The Case of PTC Integrity Modeller and Epsilon

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Title of host publicationProceedings - ACM/IEEE 20th International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems, MODELS 2017
DateAccepted/In press - 30 Jun 2017
DatePublished (current) - 7 Nov 2017
Pages237-247
Number of pages11
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Original languageEnglish
ISBN (Electronic)9781538634929

Abstract

While the majority of research on Model-Based Software Engineering revolves around open-source modelling frameworks such as EMF, the use of commercial and closed-source modelling tools such as RSA, Rhapsody, MagicDraw and PTC Integrity Modeller appears to be the norm in industry at present. This technical gap can prohibit industrial users from reaping the benefits of state-of-the-art research-based tools in their practice. In this paper, we discuss an attempt to bridge a proprietary UML modelling tool (PTC Integrity Modeller), which is used for model-based development of safety-critical systems at Rolls-Royce, with an open-source family of languages for automated model management (Epsilon). We present the architecture of our solution, the challenges we encountered in developing it, and a performance comparison against the tool's built-in scripting interface.

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