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Software tool for automated UML class diagram refactoring using given quality criteria
Deryugina Ol'ga

Lecturer, Department of Control and Modeling Systems, Moscow Technological University (MIREA)

119454, Russia, g. Moscow, ul. Prospekt Vernadskogo, 78

Nikulchev Evgeny

Doctor of Technical Science

Vice-rector for scientific work, Moscow Technological Institute; Professor, Moscow Technological University (MIREA)

119334, Russia, g. Moscow, ul. Leninskii Prospekt, 38A



The article is devoted to the task of the automated UML class diagram refactoring, which is important for the development of tools for transforming UML models in the framework of the MDA approach. The authors formulate the problem of the automated UML class diagram refactoring, introduce the abstract UML Map data structure storing hash maps of the UML class diagram elements. This data structure allows analyzing and transforming UML class diagrams in a convenient way. The paper presents algorithms of UML class diagram analysis in order to apply Strategy and Interface Insertion transformations. Computational experiment demonstrated that the computational complexity of these algorithms is O(n). The proposed algorithms became a part of the UML Refactoring Tool, which allows user to import UML class diagrams from XMI format, to analyze and transform it (calculate metrics, receive transformation recommendations) and to export it back to the XMI format.

Keywords: software architecture, software design, MDA, UML class diagram refactoring, UML class diagrams, UML, MDE, model refactoring, UML Refactoring, XMI



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