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Re: [henshin-user] Match depending on the number of edges

Hello,

thank you for your answers.

I could give it a try with the Aggregations and the Trace objects. Unfortunately as you said it has to be expanded to at least two rules.

Nevertheless in any case in it is a way to go. Thank you for the description.


Best,
JÃrgen


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On Thu, 2017-10-26 at 18:25 +0200, Daniel StrÃber wrote:
Hi,

one feature that might be useful to implement this are Aggregations. Aggregations can be used to count a number of references of a certain type, just as required in the example: http://www.ckrause.org/2015/11/aggregations-in-henshin.html

However, it might not be possible to implement the full desired behavior in only one rule: the result of counting is only available after the multi-rule used for counting has been matched (which happens chronologically after the matching of the kernel rule, where you already need the count).

You could still implement the behavior by storing the count for each Class1 and later using it for matching. This can be achieved by two rules: The first one counts for each Class1 the number of its Class2 references, and stores that number into an auxiliary object (e.g. a UML annotation, or a Trace object from Henshin's built-in generic Trace meta-model [1]). There should be one such auxiliary object created for each Class1. The second rule takes the desired number of Class2 references as an input parameter, and matches it against the numbers stored in the auxiliary objects.

It's certainly a verbose way to do it. Having counting as a language feature would be an interesting research topic of its own.

[1] https://wiki.eclipse.org/Henshin_Trace_Model

Best regards,
Daniel

Am 26.10.2017 um 17:28 schrieb Zschaler, Steffen:

I see. You may need a higher-order transformation for this, generating the specific rules you want to match. I donât think you can get this out of the box.

 

Steffen

 

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From: henshin-user-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:henshin-user-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Juergen Freund
Sent: 26 October 2017 13:54
To: henshin-user@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [henshin-user] Match depending on the number of edges

 

Thank you for your immediate answer.

 

 

I see, I did not declare my matter clearly. Sorry for that.

 

Sure I can match that by explicitly define a rule where Class1 is connected to exactly 2 Class2.

 

What I had in my was more in the direction by making it some kind of generic with for example attribute conditions and input parameters.

 

Sorry for the inconvenience. I hope now it's clearer what I meant.

 

 

Best,

JÃrgen

 

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On Thu, 2017-10-26 at 12:34 +0000, Zschaler, Steffen wrote:

Thatâs exactly what Graph Rules are for. You can just write down exactly the situation that you are after.

 

Steffen

 

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From: henshin-user-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:henshin-user-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Juergen Freund
Sent: 26 October 2017 13:19
To: Henshin Project user discussions <henshin-user@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [henshin-user] Match depending on the number of edges

 

Hello Henshin users and developers,

 

 

I just wanted to ask if it possible to construct matching rules which match certain patterns dependent on their number of connected edges?

 

As example:

 

My class diagram:

 

Class1 -- [*] Class2

 

My input model:

 

Class1 connected to 3 Class2.

Class1 -- [3] Class2

 

Class1 connected to 2 Class2.

Class1 -- [2] Class2

 

 

Now I want my rules only to match the pattern where Class1 only has 2 Class2 members.

 

 

Best,

JÃrgen

 

 

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