Article | Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Equation-Based Object-Oriented Languages and Tools | A Static Aspect Language for Modelica Models

Title:
A Static Aspect Language for Modelica Models
Author:
Malte Lochau: Institute for Programming and Reactive Systems, TU Braunschweig, Germany Henning Günther: Institute for Programming and Reactive Systems, TU Braunschweig, Germany
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Year:
2008
Conference:
Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Equation-Based Object-Oriented Languages and Tools
Issue:
029
Article no.:
006
Pages:
47-57
No. of pages:
11
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2008-07-02
ISBN:
978-91-7519-823-1
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


With the introduction of the new Modelica major version 3; innovations mainly consist of further model restrictions for increased model quality. In addition; developers often want to ensure the compliance to further requirements early in the development cycle. Mostly emerging as domain specific conventions that often crosscut model structures; according checking mechanisms are required that are detached from the core language. In this paper; a declarative language is presented for specifying and evaluating quantified rules for static model properties. Based on aspectoriented programming; the language allows for concise and expressive model inspections and a variable and typing concept facilitate subsequent model manipulations. A nascent implementation framework is proposed; based on the logic meta programming paradigm; thus leading to efficient and scalable aspect processing applicable as model query engine for an AOP Modelica Compiler.

Keywords: Early Checking; Aspect Orientation; Modelica Model Inspection

Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Equation-Based Object-Oriented Languages and Tools

Author:
Malte Lochau, Henning Günther
Title:
A Static Aspect Language for Modelica Models
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Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Equation-Based Object-Oriented Languages and Tools

Author:
Malte Lochau, Henning Günther
Title:
A Static Aspect Language for Modelica Models
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