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The goal of this roadmap paper is to summarize the state-of-the-art and to identify critical challenges for the systematic software engineering of self-adaptive systems. The paper is partitioned into four parts, one for each of the identified essential views of self-adaptation: modelling dimensions, requirements, engineering, and assurances. For each view,(More)
The paper describes a model-integrated approach for embedded software development that is based on domain-specific, multiple view models used in all phases of the development process. Models explicitly represent the embedded software and the environment it operates in, and capture the requirements and the design of the application, simultaneously. Models(More)
Model-based development necessitates the transformation of models between different stages and tools of the design process. These transformations must be precisely, preferably formally, specified, such that end-to-end semantic interoperability is maintained. The paper introduces a graph-transformation-based technique for specifying these model(More)
The goal of this roadmap paper is to summarize the state-of-the-art and identify research challenges when developing, deploying and managing self-adaptive software systems. Instead of dealing with a wide range of topics associated with the field, we focus on four essential topics of self-adaptation: design space for self-adaptive solutions, software(More)
Model integrated computing (MIC) is gaining increased attention as an effective and efficient method for developing, maintaining, and evolving large-scale, domain-specific software applications for computer-based systems. MIC is a model-based approach to software development, allowing the synthesis of application programs from models created using(More)
The Model-Driven Architecture of OMG envisions a development paradigm where designers create a Platform-Independent Model (PIM) of the design, which is then refined into a Platform-Specific Model (PSM). This paper argues that this approach lends itself well to generative programming techniques, and that tools are needed to support this transformation. The(More)
This paper presents a comprehensive, domain-driven framework for software development. It consists of a meta-programmable domain-specific modeling environment and a model transformation generator toolset based on graph transformations. The framework allows the creation of custom, domain-oriented programming environments that support end-user(More)