Deriving Software Design Models from a Set of Business Processes

Estrela F. Cruz, Estrela F. Cruz, Ricardo J. Machado, Ricardo J. Machado, Maribel Y. Santos, Maribel Y. Santos

Abstract

Requirements elicitation is a crucial activity and one of the first steps in software development process. A popular way to capture and describe requirements is through UML use case models. Transforming requirement specifications into software design models is a complex and error prone software development activity. Software design usually involves several models, each one representing a different perspective. One of those perspectives is the data perspective which can be modeled using a data model. Although of the importance of this model, few works has been done to derive a data model from use case model. The 4SRS (4-Step Rule Set) method generates a logical architecture of a software-based system, based on a use case model. This paper proposes an approach to adapt and extend the 4SRS method in order to generate a data model supporting the generated logical architecture and the elicited requirements based in a set of business process models.

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Cruz E., Machado R. and Santos M. (2016). Deriving Software Design Models from a Set of Business Processes . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development - Volume 1: MODELSWARD, ISBN 978-989-758-168-7, pages 489-496. DOI: 10.5220/0005657204890496


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@conference{modelsward16,
author={Estrela F. Cruz and Ricardo J. Machado and Maribel Y. Santos},
title={Deriving Software Design Models from a Set of Business Processes},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development - Volume 1: MODELSWARD,},
year={2016},
pages={489-496},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005657204890496},
isbn={978-989-758-168-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development - Volume 1: MODELSWARD,
TI - Deriving Software Design Models from a Set of Business Processes
SN - 978-989-758-168-7
AU - Cruz E.
AU - Machado R.
AU - Santos M.
PY - 2016
SP - 489
EP - 496
DO - 10.5220/0005657204890496