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IFML – Interaction Flow Modeling Language 1.0 – Tutorial


Marco Brambilla has released the slides of his tutorial on IFML (Interaction Flow Modeling Language) presented at the ICWE’14 conference. For sure, a presentation to add to my list of useful presentations on Model-Driven Engineering (DSLs, UML, Eclipse Modeling technologies,…) as soon as we have the time to update the list. Enjoy his tutorial! IFML

Alf – The Standard Programming Language for UML (slideshare)


Slideshare presentation giving a complete overview of the Alf (Executable UML standard) language syntax

UML: Once more with meaning (presentation by Ed Seidewitz on Executable UML)


Ed Seidewitz, THE driving force behind the new Executable UML standards (see also our Executable UML page for general information and resources on Executable UML) has recently uploaded a presentation on slideshare where he reviews the latest modifications on these standards and their implications. You can find the summary and slides of his presentation below:

Over 10.000 views for the OCL tutorial slides

OCL tutorial

Slides and full chapter for our introductory tutorial to the OCL language, now with more than 10.000 views on slideshare

Best presentations on sofware modeling and model-driven engineering (your help needed)


Dear Lazy Web, Soon I’m going to start teaching again my undergrad course on model-driven engineering. And one thing I thought could be helpful (both for me and the students) would be to have a collection of great presentations on model-driven engineering and all its related concepts / techniques. My initial collection can be found

Inferring the implicit schema of a set of JSON documents (slides)

The slides of our paper “Discovering Implicit Schemas in JSON Data. ICWE conference” (short intro and full paper available here) are now available. Enjoy! Discovering Implicit Schemas in JSON Data from Javier Canovas

Enabling the Collaborative Definition of DSMLs (slides)

Check this summary of Collaboro, our proposal to the collabortive definition of domain-specific languages to be presented tomorrow at the CAiSE conference. Abstract: Software development processes are collaborative in nature. Neglecting the key role of end-users leads to software that does not satisfy their needs. This collaboration becomes specially important when creating Domain-Specific Modeling Languages

RR: Should we resurrect Software Engineering? by Jean Bézivin


Always very interesting to listen Jean talking about software engineering and role of MDE in it (among many other things). You can read the abstract of this CHOOSE forum 2012 talk in Jean´s blog and check the presentation in slideshare (and below) Bern.jb from Jean Bézivin If you liked this post, you should subscribe to

Extracting business rules out of Java – An MDE approach

Valerio Cosentino presented in the RuleML Symposium held in conjunction with ECAI 2012 (20th biennial European Conference on Artificial Intelligence) his work on the extraction of the business rules embedded in (Java) code (joint work with IBM France) Below, the abstract and the slides he used. The full paper is available here. The goal of

MDE 2.0.: pragmatic model verification and other stories – Habilitation public lecture

I got my habilitation this week. Since some people have asked me for a copy of the slides or the habilitation thesis, I thought I could add them in the portal. Those that follow the portal or know the work of my team will NOT find any new scientific content (in France, the habilitation is

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