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Using BRs Filtering Method for Transform Pre-CIM to CIM in MDA Approach
American Journal of Software Engineering and Applications
Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2015, Pages: 121-127
Received: Oct. 12, 2015; Accepted: Oct. 21, 2015; Published: Oct. 30, 2015
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Najiba Addamssiri, Lavete Laboratory, Hassan 1 University, Settat, Morocco
Azzeddine Dahbi, Lavete Laboratory, Hassan 1 University, Settat, Morocco
Mohammed Mouhir, Lavete Laboratory, Hassan 1 University, Settat, Morocco
Abdelouahed Kriouile, Lavete Laboratory, Hassan 1 University, Settat, Morocco
Taoufiq Gadi, Lavete Laboratory, Hassan 1 University, Settat, Morocco
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In order to facilitate communication between business experts and analysts, we adopt the pre-CIM as the most abstract level in the MDA process, integrating the SBVR (Semantics of Business Vocabulary and Rules) to express the rules in this level. Incomplete communication among these stakeholders will produce anomalies in the BRs (redundancy, conflict, circularity). This will lead to serious errors in the system and will heavily increase the final cost. We propose to incorporate a crucial step to filter and correct these BRs. Going through this step will verify their consistency and coherence before turning them into BPMN located in the CIM level. This is a great advantage in terms of saving time and reducing maintenance costs.
MDA, CIM, PIM, Model Transformation, BPMN, Business Rules
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Najiba Addamssiri, Azzeddine Dahbi, Mohammed Mouhir, Abdelouahed Kriouile, Taoufiq Gadi, Using BRs Filtering Method for Transform Pre-CIM to CIM in MDA Approach, American Journal of Software Engineering and Applications. Vol. 4, No. 6, 2015, pp. 121-127. doi: 10.11648/j.ajsea.20150406.14
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