Model-based analysis of design artefacts applying an annotation concept
In automotive software development, dependencies among process artefacts, i. e. requirements, implementation and test cases, are often not obvious. This causes time-intensive manual analysis efforts to incorporate changes during software evolution. Therefore, automated tool support is essential to establish an efficient change management during the software life cycle. This paper presents a model-based concept which integrates the artefacts themselves as well as development-related meta information about them to establish both functional and process-related artefact analyses. To this end, we represent them as models in the Eclipse Modeling Framework and apply model transformations to support different kinds of automated analyses.
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