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Model-Driven Integration Using Legacy Models



Peter O. Denno, Michelle P. Steves, Donald E. Libes, Edward J. Barkmeyer Jr.


The paper describes a model-driven method of systems integration using legacy models. The method defines relationships between elements of legacy models to produce an implicit ontology of a subsystem. The implicit ontologies of subsystems to be integrated are then related to a conceptual interaction model which describes the requirements for joint action among the subsystems. In the discussion, we illustrate the similarity of our process to what systems engineers do now when performing systems integration.
IEEE Software


Implicit ontology, Legacy models, Model-driven method, Systems Integration


Denno, P. , Steves, M. , Libes, D. and Barkmeyer Jr., E. (2003), Model-Driven Integration Using Legacy Models, IEEE Software, [online], (Accessed May 20, 2024)


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Created July 31, 2003, Updated October 12, 2021