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Fri 16 - Fri 23 October 2020
Wed 21 Oct 2020 15:40 - 16:00 at Room B - B3-Model Analysis and Validation Chair(s): Marsha Chechik

There is a large body of research on extracting models from code-related artifacts to enable model-based analyses of large software systems. However, engineers do not always have access to the entire code base of a system: some components may be procured from third-party suppliers based on a Model specification or their code may be generated automatically from Models. This paper introduces mel - a model extraction language and interpreter for extracting facts from Models represented in XMI; these facts can be combined with facts extracted from other system components to form a lightweight model of an entire software system. We provide preliminary evidence that mel is sufficient to specify fact extraction from Models that have very different XMI representations. We also show that it can be easier to use mel to create a fact extractor for a particular Model representation, than to develop a specialized fact extractor for the Model from scratch.

Wed 21 Oct

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15:00 - 16:15
B3-Model Analysis and ValidationTechnical Track at Room B
Chair(s): Marsha Chechik University of Toronto, Canada
Semantic Comparisons of Alloy ModelsFT
Technical Track
Jan Oliver Ringert University of Leicester, Syed Waqee Wali University of Leicester, UK
DOI Pre-print
Automated Generation of Consistent Models with Structural and Attribute ConstraintsFT
Technical Track
Oszkár Semeráth Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Aren Babikian McGill University, Anqi Li , Kristóf Marussy , Daniel Varro McGill University / Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Link to publication
mel - Model Extractor Language for Extracting Facts from ModelsFT
Technical Track
Robert Hackman , Joanne M. Atlee University of Waterloo, Finn Hacket Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Michael W. Godfrey University of Waterloo, Canada
Strengthening Validation of Model Behavior through Filmstrip Templates in the tool USEDemo
Technical Track