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PADL Analyses

PADL models can be modified or abstracted by applying analyses on the different abstract-level models. All analyses implement the padl.analysis.IAnalysis interface. Among the most popular such analyses is:

  • padl.analysis.repository.AACRelationshipsAnalysis that takes an ICodeLevelModel as input an returns an IIdiomLevelModel as output. This model is similar to the input model (a clone really) but it includes reified binary-class relationships that can be inferred statically: creation, use, association, and aggregation. The inference of the binary-class relationships is explained in a paper. The basic idea is to identify certain fields, methods, and method invocations and associate these with the appropriate binary-class relationship;
  • padl.analysis.repository.SystematicUMLAnalysis that adds new constituents and convert other constituents in a PADL model to make this model into a full-fledge UML model, including data class, types, powertypes, and so on.

Another class of analyses pertain to statements and implement the padl.statement.analysis.IAnalysis interface. Among the most popular such analyses are:

  • padl.statement.creator.classfiles.LOCModelAnnotator that adds extra information in the methods in a PADL model regarding their lines of code;
  • padl.statement.creator.classfiles.ConditionalModelAnnotator thats add new constituents in the methods of a PADL model to describe conditional statements.
padl_analyses.txt · Last modified: 2019/10/06 20:37 (external edit)