Category Archives: MDE

A history of Metamodeling

In 2010 I was happy to welcome Sridhar Yyengar to give a seminar in Nantes with the following title: A (Meta)modeling Odyssey : Future of modeling, metamodeling, tools integration and the semantic web. The abstract is below (1). Sridhar Yyengar leads the … Continue reading

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Principles and Applications of Model Driven Engineering

I was happy recently to give four lectures on MDE at NII Tokyo on the subject of “Principles and Applications of Model Driven Engineering“. Lecture 1: History and context of MDE Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 13:30-15:00 This first course will present … Continue reading

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Why did MDE miss the boat?

  Why did MDE miss the boat?   Below is the abstract of the talk I gave to the second Brazilian Workshop on Model Driven Software Development     Models have failed, at least temporarily. Model Driven Engineering (MDE) is … Continue reading

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More technology adoption curves

Akira Tanaka nicely extended my Mgram request by adding “Service Oriented” and “Enterprise architecture”: @JBezivin How about this? — Akira Tanaka (@atanaka) December 20, 2010 The lesson I draw from this data is that “model driven engineering” and “service … Continue reading

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Interpreting technology adoption curves

Interpreting technology adoption curves Following the current Google Ngramming fashionable trend, I started to look at the evolution of references to some technological buzzwords. I started by drawing the comparative curves for « object oriented » and « model driven ». The result was … Continue reading

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MDDAY’2010 going to be a big success again

MDDAY’2010 leading for a new success in Paris on Thursday Model Driven Day, the french main meeting on Model Driven Engineering Each european country has its own specificities when it comes to adopting new technologies and new practices in the … Continue reading

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ICMT 2011 in Zurich in 2011 Co-located with TOOLS Europe 2011, the International Conference on Model Transformation will take place in Zurich – Switzerland, 27 – 28 June 2011 The call for paper is out: Overview Modelling is a key element … Continue reading

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Another classification of transformations

Different kinds of transformation Rafael started an interesting discussion about the mutual interest of various kinds of model transformations: Intermediate model-to-model transformations are really an implementation detail, with no direct value to end-users — Rafael Chaves (@abstratt) November 18, 2010 … Continue reading

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MDE for Managing Complex Systems

Towards an MDE implementation of the Macroscope The ModelPlex European IP is now finished.  The target of the project was  the application of MDE to complex systems. The basic use cases were provided by Thales, Telefonica, WesternGeco ( Schlumberger) and SAP. … Continue reading

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The Village Metaphor by Antonio Vallecillo

A Journey through the Secret Life of Models In my presentations, I quite often use the following slide stolen from Antonio Vallecillo from Màlaga. It may be important to give here the original presentation from which this was extracted because … Continue reading

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