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An ontology-based approach for modelling architectural styles

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dc.contributor.author Pahl, Claus
dc.contributor.author Giesecke, Simon
dc.contributor.author Hasselbring, Wilhelm
dc.date.accessioned 2012-06-26T11:14:20Z
dc.date.available 2012-06-26T11:14:20Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.citation Pahl C et al (2007) "An ontology-based approach for modelling architectural styles," in European Conference on Software Architecture ECSA’2007 LCNS Series 4758, pp. 60-75 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/2288
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract The conceptual modelling of software architectures is of central importance for the quality of a software system. A rich modelling language is required to integrate the different aspects of architecture modelling, such as architectural styles, structural and behavioural modelling, into a coherent framework.We propose an ontological approach for architectural style modelling based on description logic as an abstract, meta-level modelling instrument. Architectural styles are often neglected in software architectures. We introduce a framework for style definition and style combination. The link between quality requirements and conceptual modelling of architectural styles is investigated. The application of the ontological framework in the form of an integration into existing architectural description notations such as ACME and UML-based approaches, and also service ontologies is illustrated. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Springer en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries European Conference on Software Architecture ECSA’2007 LCNS; 1(12): pp 1739-1749
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-75132-8_6
dc.rights The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com en_US
dc.subject software architecture modelling en_US
dc.subject architecture ontology en_US
dc.subject architectural style en_US
dc.subject description logics en_US
dc.subject quality-driven development en_US
dc.title An ontology-based approach for modelling architectural styles en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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