vGMQL – Introducing a visual notation for the generic model query language GMQL

Steinhorst Matthias, Delfmann Patrick, Becker Jörg


Zusammenfassung
This paper presents a visual query notation for the generic model query language GMQL. So far, GMQL allows for specifying pattern queries as complex set-theoretical formulas. This fact impedes the practical usability of GMQL, because specifying and understanding a query is unintuitive. The visual query notation we propose is a first step towards resolving this shortcoming. We derive objectives for this notation, implement it in a working prototype, as well as evaluate the notation using expert interviews and a literature survey.

Schlüsselwörter
Conceptual Model Analysis; Enterprise Modeling; Pattern Matching; GMQL



Publikationstyp
Aufsatz (Konferenz)

Begutachtet
Ja

Publikationsstatus
Veröffentlicht

Jahr
2013

Konferenz
Short Paper Proceedings of the 6th IFIP WG 8.1 Working Conference on the Practice of Enterprise Modeling

Konferenzort
Riga, Lettland

Seiten
146-155

Band
1023

Reihe
CEUR Workshop Proceedings

Sprache
Englisch