Category Archives: modeling

Explicating and reasoning with model uncertainty

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Our speci fication of models with uncertainty implicitly encodes a set of alternative possible models, where we are not sure which is the correct one

The GEMOC Initiative – On the Globalization of Modeling Languages

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(guest post by Benoit Combemale and the rest of the advisory board introducing the GEMOC initiative).   The New Grand Challenge of the Globalization of Modeling Languages   The development of modern complex software-intensive systems often involves the use of multiple DSMLs that capture different system aspects. In addition, models of the system aspects are seldom

Put some muscle into your UML: ArnoldC code generator

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ArnoldC is a programming language using quotes from Arnold Schwarzenegger. This code generator provides creates ArnoldC programs from UML activity diagram.

Modeling mobile applications with Mobile IFML

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Eric Umuhoza explains his work on mobile IFML, an extension of IFML focusing on mobile devices (to be presented at the MobiWIS conference).  Enter Eric. Front-end design is a more complex task in mobile applications due mainly to: (1) the smallness of the screens of mobile devices. This constraint requires an extra effort in interaction

Modeling in the Agile Age: What to Keep Next to Code to Scale Agile Teams

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The CEO of Change Vision gives his views on Agile development, focusing on where “modeling” will fit, and how it can bring the best value in it as a whole.

RR: The State of Practice in Model-Driven Engineering

During the last few years, Jon Whittle, John Hutchinson, and Mark Rouncefield have been trying to understand whether developers use some kind of model-driven approach in practice (and if so, how and why). In their recent paper: The State of Practice in Model-Driven Engineering (IEEE Software, May-June 2014) they summarize the main conclusions from their

Alf – The Standard Programming Language for UML (slideshare)

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

World Wide Modeling: The agility of the web applied to model repositories

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A new initiative that distributes models in the form of model fragments linked together just as web pages can reference each other

Using ATL and MoDisco to solve the import/export of medical data (by Dennis Wagelaar)

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Dennis Wagelaar (a committer for the Eclipse ATL project, among many other things) has just published a blog post where he explains how the use of the ATL transformation language and the MoDisco reverse engineering framework helped his company to solve an interoperability problem with medical data. IMHO, it’s really exciting to see how MDE

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

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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:

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