[ecoop-info] CfP: Modelling Foundations and Applications, July 2012

Ekkart Kindler eki at imm.dtu.dk
Wed Oct 26 15:13:43 CEST 2011

Dear all,

below, please, find the call for papers and call for satellite event
proposals for the

   Eight European Conference on Modelling Foundations and Applications

which will be held at the Technical University of Denmark in July
next year.

Best regards,
Ekkart Kindler
Ekkart Kindler                             Tel.:  +45 4525 3750
Technical University of Denmark            Fax.:  +45 4525 2673
Informatics and Mathematical Modelling     Room:  322.016
Richard Petersens Plads                    Email: eki at imm.dtu.dk
DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby                        WWW:   www.imm.dtu.dk/~eki/


Eight European Conference on Modelling Foundations and Applications
2-5 July 2012, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark



- Henrik Lönn, VOLVO Technology, Sweden
- Ed Seidewitz, Model Driven Solutions, USA

Deadlines for Contributions:

* Abstracts: 15 February 2012
* Paper Submission: 22 February 2012
* Notification to Authors: 10 April 2012

Deadlines for Satellite Events:

* Workshops and Tutorials Proposals: 12 December 2011
* Tools and Posters Proposals: 21 May 2012


Model-Based Engineering (MBE) is an approach to the design, analysis and
development of software and systems that relies on exploiting high-level
models and computer-based automation to achieve significant boosts in both
productivity and quality.

The ECMFA conference series (formerly known as the ECMDA-FA conference
series) is dedicated to advancing the state of knowledge and fostering
the industrial application of MBE and related approaches. Its focus is
on engaging the key figures of research and industry in a dialog which
will result in stronger and more effective practical application of MBE,
hence producing more reliable software based on state-of-the-art
research results.


ECMFA has two distinct Paper Tracks: one for research papers (Track F)
dealing with the foundations for MBE, and one for industrial/applications
papers (Track A) dealing with the applications of MBE, including
experience  reports on MBE tools.

In addition to the technical paper Tracks the conference will include
Workshops, Tutorials, Tool demonstrations and Poster exhibitions. The
deadline for submitting Workshops and Tutorial proposals is 12 Dec. 2012.
Tools and Posters Proposals are due before 21 May 2012. Detailed Calls
for these contributions will be issued shortly.


In this track, we are soliciting papers presenting original research on
all aspects of MBE. Typical topics of interest include, among others:

– Metamodelling: Foundations and Tools
– Domain Specific Modelling Languages
- Reasoning about Models
– Model Transformation and Code Generation
– Model Evolution, Synchronization and Consistency
– Modelling of Requirements, Architectures, Platforms
– Reverse Engineering
– Modelling for Testing and Validation
– Model Execution and Simulation
– Modelling of Service Qualities, Safety, Security, etc.
– Software Process Modelling, Enactment and Execution
– Multimodeling Foundations

Research papers should be between 12 and 16 pages long, in A4 size compliant
with the LNCS paper style (see 
Failure to conform to these guidelines may result in disqualification of the
paper. In particular, papers longer than 16 pages will be automatically
rejected without review. Papers will be evaluated on novelty and theoretical


In this track, we are soliciting papers representing views, innovations
and experiences of industrial players in applying or supporting MBE. In
particular,we are looking for papers that set requirements on the 
methods, and tools for MBE. We are also seeking experience reports or case
studies on the application, successes or current shortcomings of MBE.
Quantitative results reflecting industrial experience are particularly
appreciated. All application areas of MBE are welcomed including but not
limited to any of the following:

– Comparative Studies of MBE Methods and Tools
– MBE Technology Adoption, Development and Roll-Out Processes
– Metrics for MBE Development
– MBE Training
– MBE for Legacy Systems
– MBE for Systems Engineering
– Model Verification and Quality-Driven System Development
– MBE and Domain-Specific (Modelling) Languages
– MBE and Component-Based Software Engineering
– MBE and Product Lines
– Model-based Testing
– MBE and Service Oriented Architectures
– MBE and Business Process Modelling
– Model-based Software Adaptation (Using Models at Runtime)
– Code Generation

Industrial papers should be between 6 and 12 pages long, in A4 size 
with the LNCS paper style (see 
Failure to conform to these guidelines may result in disqualification of the
paper. In particular, papers longer than 12 pages will be automatically
rejected without review. Industrial papers will be evaluated on practical
feasibility, maturity, and industrial relevance.


Manuscripts must be submitted as PDF files through the Easychair online
submission system: http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ecmfa2012

All contributions will be subject to a rigorous selection process by the
Program Committee. No simultaneous submission to other publication outlets
(either a conference or a journal) is allowed; any concurrent submission 
result in the immediate rejection of the paper.

As in previous years, the proceedings of the conference with the accepted
papers of both Tracks will be published in a dedicated Springer LNCS volume
(approval pending). If accepted, the paper must be personally presented at
the ECMFA 2012 Conference by one of the authors.

A selection of the best papers of the conference will be invited to submit
extended versions to a special issue of the Software and Systems Modeling
journal, http://www.sosym.org/.


* Abstract submission deadline: February 15, 2012
* Papers submission deadline: February 22, 2012
* Notification to authors: April 10, 2012
* Camera-ready version: April 23, 2012
* Conference: July 2-5, 2012



- Terry Bailey, Vicinay Cadenas, UK
- Reda Bendraou, University of Pierre & Marie Curie, France
- Behzad Bordbar, University of Birmingham, UK
- Philippe Desfray, Objecteering Software, France
- Sébastien Gérard, CEA LIST, France
- Richard Paige, University of York, UK
- Arend Rensink, University of Twente, Netherlands
- Julia Rubin, IBM Research, Israel
- Andy Schürr, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany
- Regis Vogel, University of Michigan, US


- General Chairs: Ekkart Kindler & Harald Störrle (DTU Informatics, Denmark)
- Workshops and Tutorials Chairs: Harald Störrle and Hubert Baumeister
                                   (DTU Informatics, Denmark)
- Tools and Posters Chair: Julia Rubin (IBM Research, Israel)
- Publications Chairs: Dimitris Kolovos (University of York)
- Publicity Chairs: Richard Paige (University of York, UK) and
                     Ekkart Kindler (DTU Informatics, Denmark)



- Antonio Vallecillo, Universidad de Malaga, Spain


- Juha-Pekka Tolvanen, MetaCase, Finland



Vasco Amaral, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Marco Bambrilla, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Stephen C. Barrett, BNU-HKBU United International College, China
Reda Bendraou, University of Pierre & Marie Curie, France
Xavier Blanc, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France
Behzad Bordbar, University of Birmingham, UK
Jordi Cabot, INRIA and Ecole des Mines de Nantes, France
Benoit Combemale, University of Rennes, France
Zinovy Diskin, McMaster University and University of Waterloo, Canada
Gregor Engels, University of Paderborn, Germany
Anne Etien, University of Lille and INRIA, France
Robert France, Colorado State University, USA
Jesus Garcia Molina, Universidad de Murcia, Spain
Sebastien Gerard, CEA LIST, France
Marie-Pierre Gervais, University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, France
Martin Gogolla, University of Bremen, Germany
Pieter van Gorp, University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Jeff Gray, University of Alabama, US
Esther Guerra, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
Michael R. Hansen, Technical University Denmark, Denmark
Reiko Heckel, University of Leicester, UK
Gabor Karsai, Vanderbilt University, USA
Thomas Kühne, Victoria University of Wellington, Australia
Ivan Kurtev, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Roberto Lopez-Herrejon, Johannes Kepler, University Linz, Austria
Birger Møller-Pedersen, University of Oslo, Norway
Alfonso Pierantonio, University of L'Aquila, Italy
Ivan Porres, Abo Akademi University, Finland
Juan Antonio de la Puente, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Arend Rensink, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Louis Rose, University of York, UK
Bernhard Rumpe, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany
Houari Sahraoui, University of Montreal, Canada
Doug Schmidt, Vanderbilt University, USA
Andy Schürr, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany
Marten van Sinderen, University of Twente, The Netherlands
James Steel, University of Queensland, Australia
Ragnhild Van Der Straeten, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Gabriele Taentzer, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany
Francois Terrier, CEA LIST, France
Hans Vangheluwe, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Daniel Varró, Budapest UTE, Hungary
Cristina Vicente-Chicote, Universidad Politecnica de Cartagena, Spain
Edward D. Willink, Thales Research, UK
Manuel Wimmer, TU Vienn, Austria
Tao Yue, Simula Research Lab, Norway
Gefei Zhang, Arbato Systems, Germany
Steffen Zschaler, Kings College London, UK


Jan Aagedal, Norse Solutions AS, Norway
Terry Bailey, Vicinay Cadenas SA, Spain
Michael von der Beeck, BMW Group, Germany
Mariano Belaunde, Orange Labs, France
Jorn Bettin, SoftMetaWare, New Zealand
Tony Clark, Thames Valley University, London, UK
Diarmuid Corcoran, Ericsson, Sweden
Zhen Ru Dai, Hamburg University of Applied Science (HAW), Germany
Stephan Flake, Orga Systems, Germany
Mathias Fritzsche, SAP AG, Germany
Markus Heller, SAP, Germany
Andreas Hoffmann, Fraunhofer, Germany
Teemu Kanstren, VTT, Finland
Jochen Kuester, IBM Research, Switzerland
Vinay Kulkarni, Tata Consultancy Services, India
Dragan Milicev, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Parastoo Mohagheghi, Sintef, Norway
Tor Neple, Norse Solutions AS, Norway
Olli-Pekka Puolitaival, F-Secure Corporation, Finland
Laurent Rioux, THALES, France
Tom Ritter, Frauenhofer FOKUS, Germany
Julia Rubin, IBM Research, Israel
Andrey Sadovykh, SOFTEAM, France
Bernhard Schätz, fortiss GmbH, Germany
Bran Selic, Malina Software, Canada
Renuka Sindghatta, IBM Research, India
John Slaby, Raytheon, USA
Alin Stefanescu, University of Pitesti, Romania
Salvador Trujillo, Ikerlan, Spain
Andreas Ulrich, Siemens AG, Germany
Markus Voelter, Independent/ itemis, Germany
Olaf Zimmermann, IBM Zurich, Switzerland

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