ACM/IEEE 16th International Conference on
Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems

 

Awards

The following are the various awards presented at MODELS 2013.

Most Influential Paper Award

The Most Influential Paper Award is given to the authors of the paper that was determined by the Steering Committee to have the most impact 10 years after publication (at UML 2003). A plenary session will be held to honor the work of Marcus Alanen and Ivan Porres (presenter) for the following paper:

"Difference and Union of Models"
The PDF of this presentation is available here.

Regency Ballroom
Thursday, October 3, 2013
5:15pm-6:00pm

Abstract of Presentation: Asset, version and configuration management is an important support activity in any large software development project. This talk discusses the difference and union of models in the context of a version control system. We show three metamodel- independent algorithms that calculate difference between two models, merge a model with the difference of two models and calculate the union of two models. Another important problem that should be tackled by a practical version control system is how to detect union conflicts and how they can be resolved either automatically or manually. Finally, we present an application of these algorithms in a version control system for MOF-based models.

Biography of Presenter: Prof. Ivan Porres holds a PhD in Computer Engineering from Åbo Akademi University in Turku Finland where he defended his doctoral thesis with the title  Modeling and Analyzing Software Behavior in UML in 2001. He is a professor of Software Engineering at that university since 2008 and the founder and leader of the Software Engineering Laboratory. He has published over 100 refereed articles on this field and is also the recipient for the 10 year most influential paper award from MODELS 2009. His current research interests include software design languages and tools, especially domain specific modeling languages, engineering cloud software, software testing and software analytics.

Marcus Alanen

Ivan Porres

 

Best Paper Awards

Foundational Track

The Foundational Track Best Paper was awarded to the following authors:

  • Validation of Derived Features and Well-Formedness Constraints in DSLs
    Oszkár Semeráth, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
    Ákos Horváth, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
    Dániel Varró, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

The following papers were also candidates for the award and were suggested by the PC.

  • Model Checking of UML-RT Models Using Lazy Composition
    Karolina Zurowska, Queen's University, Canada
    Juergen Dingel, Queen's University, Canada
  • Teaching Model-Driven Engineering from a Relational Database Perspective
    Don Batory, University of Texas at Austin, United States
    Eric Latimer, University of Texas at Austin, United States
    Maider Azanza, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Spain
  • Big Metamodels are Evil
    Frédéric Fondement, Université de Haute Alsace, France
    Pierre-Alain Muller, Université de Haute Alsace, France
    Laurent Thiry, Université de Haute Alsace, France
    Brice Wittmann, Université de Haute Alsace, France
    Germain Forestier, Université de Haute Alsace, France

Applications Track

The Applications Track Best Paper was awarded to the following authors:

  • Automated Test Case Selection using Feature Model: An Industrial Case Study
    Shuai Wang, Certus Software V&V Center, Simula Research Laboratory, Norway
    Arnaud Gotlieb, Certus Software V&V Center, Simula Research Laboratory, Norway
    Shaukat Ali, Certus Software V&V Center, Simula Research Laboratory, Norway
    Marius Liaaen, Cisco Systems Inc., Norway

The following papers were also candidates for the award and were suggested by the PC.

  • Automated Verification of Model Transformations in the Automotive Industry
    Gehan M. K. Selim, Queen's University, Canada
    Fabian Büttner, AtlanMod, INRIA & Ecole des Mines de Nantes & LINA, France
    J
    ames R. Cordy, Queen's University, Canada
    Juergen Dingel, Queen's University, Canada
    Shige Wang, Electrical and Controls Integration Lab, General Motors Research and Development, United States
  • Industrial Adoption of Model-Driven Engineering: Are the Tools Really the Problem?
    Jon Whittle, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
    John Hutchinson, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
    Mark Rouncefield, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
    Håkan Burden, Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Rogardt Heldal, Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • On the Complex Nature of MDE Evolution
    Regina Hebig, Hasso Plattner Institute at the University of Potsdam, Germany
    Holger Giese, Hasso Plattner Institute at the University of Potsdam, Germany
    Florian Stallmann, SAP AG, Germany
    Andreas Seibel, Hasso Plattner Institute at the University of Potsdam, Germany

 

Best Reviewer Awards

The Best Reviewer awards were determined from author feedback regarding the quality and helpfullness of reviews. The following two reviewers received the Best Reviewer award for MODELS 2013:

  • Foundational Track: Michael Whalen, University of Minnesota
  • Applications Track: Juha-Pekka Tolvanan, MetaCase

 

ACM SRC Results

The awards for the first ACM SRC at MODELS were presented at the conference banquet. The MODELS community was very impressed with all of the student presenters. Congratulations to the following students who received awards!

Graduate

First Place
Domain Specific Analysis of Statemachine Models of Reactive Systems
Karolina Zurowska, Queen's University, Canada

Second Place
Semantic Specifications for Domain-Specific Modeling Languages
Gabor Simko, Vanderbilt University, United States

Third Place
Using fUML as Semantics Specification Language in Model Driven Engineering
Tanja Mayerhofer, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Undergraduate

First Place:
Complexity- and Performance Analysis of Different Controller Implementations on a Soft PLC

Robert  Feldmann, Technion, Israel

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