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MoVES: a Model-driven methodology for Vehicular Embedded Systems


Publication Type:

Journal article


Journal of IEEE Access


This paper introduces a novel model-driven methodology for the software development of real-time distributed vehicular embedded systems on single- and multi-core platforms. The proposed methodology discloses the opportunity of improving the cost-efficiency of the development process by providing automated support to identify viable design solutions with respect to selected non-functional requirements. To this end, it leverages the interplay of modelling languages for the vehicular domain whose integration is achieved by a suite of model transformations. An instantiation of the methodology is discussed for timing requirements, which are among the most critical ones for vehicular systems. To support the design of temporally correct systems, a cooperation between EAST-ADL and the Rubus Component Model is opportunely built-up by means of model transformations, enabling timing-aware design and model-based timing analysis of the system. The applicability of the methodology is demonstrated as proof of concepts on industrial use cases performed in cooperation with our industrial partners.


author = {Alessio Bucaioni and Lorenzo Addazi and Antonio Cicchetti and Federico Ciccozzi and Romina Eramo and Saad Mubeen and Mikael Sj{\"o}din},
title = {MoVES: a Model-driven methodology for Vehicular Embedded Systems},
volume = {99},
pages = {1--20},
month = {January},
year = {2018},
journal = {Journal of IEEE Access},
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