Industrial-strength Rule Interoperability using Model Driven Engineering

Marcos Didonet del Fabro 1 Patrick Albert 1 Jean Bézivin 2 Frédéric Jouault 2
2 ATLANMOD - Modeling Technologies for Software Production, Operation, and Evolution
LINA - Laboratoire d'Informatique de Nantes Atlantique, Département informatique - EMN, Inria Rennes – Bretagne Atlantique
Abstract : Model Driven Engineering (MDE) is rapidly maturing and is being deployed in several situations. We report here on an experiment conducted in the context of ILOG, a leader in the development of Business Rule Management Systems (BRMS). BRMSs aim at enabling business users automating their business policies. There is a growing number of BRMS supporting different languages, but also a lack of tools for bridging them. In this paper, we present an approach based on MDE techniques for bridging rule languages; the solution has been fully implemented and tested on different BRMS. The success of the experiment has led to the development of a significant number of model transformations. At the same time, this deployment has shown new problems arising from the management of a high number of artifacts. We discuss the positive assessment of MDE in this field, but also the need to address the complexity generated.
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Marcos Didonet del Fabro, Patrick Albert, Jean Bézivin, Frédéric Jouault. Industrial-strength Rule Interoperability using Model Driven Engineering. [Research Report] RR-6747, INRIA. 2008. ⟨inria-00344013⟩

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