Pattern reification as the basis for description-driven systems

Estrella, F., Kovacs, Z., Le Goff, J.-M., McClatchey, R., Solomonides, T. and Toth, N. (2003) Pattern reification as the basis for description-driven systems. Journal of Software and Systems Modeling, 2 (2). pp. 108-119. ISSN 1619-1366 Available from:

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This article represents the culmination of several years of research into description-driven systems in collaboration with CERN which resulted in the PhD thesis of Dr Florida Estrella from UWE's Centre for Complex Cooperative Systems. It has been cited on several occasions by the active object model community and led to invited talks at the Object Oriented Programming, Systems, Lanuage and Architecture (OOPSLA) and the Object Oriented Information Systems conferences in 2003. It is the first application of design patterns in the management of CERN systems using database-resident description and an important advancement on the MDA of the Object Management Group. McClatchey was supervisor for Estrella's PhD.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:pattern reification, description-driven systems, meta-models, system description, UML, design patterns, reflection
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Environment and Technology > Department of Computer Science and Creative Technologies
ID Code:5925
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Deposited On:22 Jan 2010 15:10
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