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A taxonomy of tool-related issues affecting the adoption of model-driven engineering

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A taxonomy of tool-related issues affecting the adoption of model-driven engineering. / Whittle, Jonathan Nicholas David; Hutchinson, John; Rouncefield, Mark Francis; Burden, Hakan; Heldal, Rogardt.

In: Software and Systems Modeling, Vol. 16, No. 2, 05.2017, p. 313-331.

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Whittle, JND, Hutchinson, J, Rouncefield, MF, Burden, H & Heldal, R 2017, 'A taxonomy of tool-related issues affecting the adoption of model-driven engineering', Software and Systems Modeling, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 313-331. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10270-015-0487-8

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Whittle, Jonathan Nicholas David ; Hutchinson, John ; Rouncefield, Mark Francis ; Burden, Hakan ; Heldal, Rogardt. / A taxonomy of tool-related issues affecting the adoption of model-driven engineering. In: Software and Systems Modeling. 2017 ; Vol. 16, No. 2. pp. 313-331.

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