[ecoop-info] 10 Years of SoSyM - Anniversary Issue

Bernhard Rumpe Bernhard.Rumpe at sosym.org
Tue Nov 20 13:26:00 CET 2012

We are proud to announce the 10th anniversary issue of the International
Journal on

  Software and Systems Modeling (SoSyM)

This month you can access this special issue for free at the following


This SoSyM 10 year anniversary issue contains ten invited papers that
present expert perspectives on the history and future of software and
system modeling practice and research. The editors for this special
issue are Gregor Engels and Jon Whittle. They have produced an
outstanding issue and we are very grateful for their work on this issue.
We hope that you enjoy reading the papers in this special issue.

The journal on Software and Systems Modeling Matures (Editorial)
Robert France and Bernhard Rumpe

Ten years of software and systems modeling Reflecting on the past,
looking to the future (Guest Editorial) Gregor Engels and Jon Whittle

Part 1) Retrospective:

Looking back at UML
Steve Cook

Exploiting model driven technology: a tale of two startups
Tony Clark and Pierre-Alain Muller

Part 2) Really Hard Questions:

Aspects of abstraction in software development
Michael Jackson

What will it take? A view on adoption of model-based methods in practice
Bran Selic

Lessons learned from building model-driven development tools
Richard F. Paige and Dániel Varró

The hidden models of model checking
Willem Visser, Matthew B. Dwyer and Michael Whalen

What makes a good process model?
Lessons learned from process mining
W. M. P. van der Aalst

How effective is UML modeling ?
An empirical perspective on costs and benefits
Michel R. V. Chaudron, Werner Heijstek and Ariadi Nugroho

Part 3) A Look to the Future:

Bridging the chasm between MDE and the world of compilation
Jean-Marc Jézéquel, Benoit Combemale, Steven Derrien, Clément Guy and
Sanjay Rajopadhye

The quest for runware: on compositional, executable and intuitive models
David Harel and Assaf Marron

You can find additional information on SoSyM, including free articles
and submission guidelines, at the following websites:


Robert France, Bernhard Rumpe

Geri Georg, Martin Schindler
Assistant Editors

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