MINEStrA: Model Integration for Early Simulation and Analysis



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Software is becoming an increasingly important factor in modern products, providing more and more innovation and competitive advantages. Moreover, it has enabled the introduction of completely new types of products, for example autonomous and semi- autonomous vehicles. Recent trends, such as digitalization and servitization, add to software complexity by promoting increased connectivity and ability for products to rapidly evolve as the surrounding software ecosystem changes.

Traditional development processes for embedded software, cyclic and following the development of other aspects of the product, are quickly becoming an obstacle, due to the excessive lead time and the difficulties of tracing-back and fixing integration problems discovered at runtime.

With MINEStrA we aim at providing a system integration approach supporting early behavioural analysis and simulation based on executable models. Executable models will be automatically derived from the different views of the system design in order to (i) provide a common denominator for behavioural semantics of the different points of view of the system, and (ii) allow the simulation and analysis of the integrated system behaviour as a whole. This early validation and verification activity permits to identify infeasible configurations and anticipate possible pitfalls in the final system, thus allowing to lower development time and costs. Moreover, back-propagation of analysis results is made easier thanks to the level of abstraction at which the validation is performed. 

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Domain-Specific Languages in Practice with JetBrains MPS (Jul 2021)
Antonio Bucchiarone , Antonio Cicchetti, Federico Ciccozzi, Alfonso Pierantonio

Engineering Gameful Applications with MPS (Jul 2021)
Antonio Bucchiarone , Antonio Cicchetti, Annapaola Marconi

Automatic Generation of Configuration Files: an Experience Report from the Railway Domain (Jun 2021)
Enxhi Ferko, Alessio Bucaioni, Jan Carlson, Zulqarnain Haider
17th European Conference on Modelling Foundations and Applications (ECMFA2021)

Gamified and Self-Adaptive Applications for the Common Good: Research Challenges Ahead (May 2021)
Antonio Bucchiarone , Antonio Cicchetti, Nelly Bencomo , Enrica Loria , Annapaola Marconi
2021 International Symposium on Software Engineering for Adaptive and Self-Managing Systems (SEAMS) (SEAMS2021)

Advancing Continuous Model-Based Development in Industry (Nov 2020)
Robbert Jongeling

Co-evolution of Simulink Models in a Model-Based Product Line (Oct 2020)
Robbert Jongeling, Antonio Cicchetti, Federico Ciccozzi, Jan Carlson
ACM/IEEE 23rd International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS '20)

Antonio Cicchetti, Associate Professor

Email: antonio.cicchetti@mdh.se
Room: U1-067
Phone: +46-21-151762