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Model-Driven Engineering in a Large Industrial Context — Motorola Case Study [chapter]

Paul Baker, Shiou Loh, Frank Weil
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In an ongoing effort to reduce development costs in spite of increasing system complexity, Motorola has been a long-time adopter of Model-Driven Engineering (MDE) practices.  ...  Experience Motorola's experience in MDE crosses a wide spectrum of activities, tools, and modeling languages in the telecommunications domain.  ...  An instance is a run-time entity with an identity that is distinguishable from other run-time entities.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11557432_36 fatcat:auapvhvqcfd2zfhi3na75u3wbe

Portfolio optimization using Mixture Design of Experiments: Scheduling trades within electricity markets

Francisco Alexandre de Oliveira, Anderson Paulo de Paiva, José Wanderley Marangon Lima, Pedro Paulo Balestrassi, Ronã Rinston Amaury Mendes
2011 Energy Economics  
The maximization of the desirability function is implied in the portfolio optimization, generating an efficient recruitment frontier.  ...  Instead of using traditional linear programming, the concept of desirability function is here used to combine the multi-response, nonlinear objective functions for mean with the variance of a specific  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the Brazilian Government agencies CNPq and FAPEMIG for supporting the research.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.eneco.2010.09.008 fatcat:mpnc6o4ptvarph7o6lw7lnzbia

Toward a model-driven engineering framework for reproducible simulation experiment lifecycle management

Alejandro Teran-Somohano, Orcun Dayibas, Levent Yilmaz, Alice Smith
2014 Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference 2014  
Online experiment adaptation is proposed as a strategy to facilitate dynamic experiment model updating as objectives shift from validation to variable screening, understanding, and optimization.  ...  The underutilization of design of experiments, limited transparency in the collection and analysis of results, and ad-hoc adaptation of experiments as learning takes place continue to hamper reproducibility  ...  In the second category, we have to deal with elaborating strategies and techniques for unifying the principles and software tools of MDE, scientific workflows, and feature modeling.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2014.7020116 dblp:conf/wsc/Teran-SomohanoD14 fatcat:fvc55q6ukranldmzcl2rbalopq

Applying System Execution Modeling Tools to Evaluate Enterprise Distributed Real-time and Embedded System QoS

J.M. Slaby, S. Baker, J. Hill, D.C. Schmidt
2006 12th IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA'06)  
Component-based enterprise distributed real-time and embedded (DRE) systems, however, incur new integration problems associated with component configuration and deployment.  ...  bottlenecks and performance characteristics to help evaluate the performance of componentbased enterprise DRE systems and reduce time/effort in the integration phase.  ...  Likewise, we created an MDE tool suite called Component Synthesis using Model Integrated Computing (CoSMIC) [7] , which is an integrated set of DSMLs that support the development, deployment, configuration  ... 
doi:10.1109/rtcsa.2006.17 dblp:conf/rtcsa/SlabyBHS06 fatcat:ngn5qs2zv5dbpamnlaqk3cohrm

Combined Response Surface Method and Modified Differential Evolution for Parameter Optimization of Friction Stir Welding

Thanatkij Srichok, Rapeepan Pitakaso, Kanchana Sethanan, Worapot Sirirak, Parama Kwangmuang
2020 Processes  
The optimal parameters generated by the RSM-MDE method were a rotation speed of 1417.68 rpm, a welding speed of 60.21 mm/min, an axial force of 8.44 kN, a hexagon-tapered tool pin profile, and the SKD  ...  The proposed method combines the response surface method and the modified differential evolution algorithm (RSM-MDE). RSM-MDE is a method that involves both experimental and simulation procedures.  ...  However, even though RSM-MDE is an effective method for finding optimal parameters, it requires a high number of experiments, which results in high cost and time consumption for the experiment.  ... 
doi:10.3390/pr8091080 fatcat:riffvdqhvnhizogvfmhigjev44

Reliable Effects Screening: A Distributed Continuous Quality Assurance Process for Monitoring Performance Degradation in Evolving Software Systems

Cemal Yilmaz, Adam Porter, Arvind S. Krishna, Atif M. Memon, Douglas C. Schmidt, Aniruddha S. Gokhale, Balachandran Natarajan
2007 IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering  
Second, it integrates several modeldriven engineering tools to make process configuration and execution much easier and less error prone.  ...  This process 1) executes formally designed experiments to identify an appropriate subset of configurations on which to base the performance-oriented regression testing, 2) executes benchmarks on this subset  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work was done when Balachandran Natarajan was with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Venderbilt University.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tse.2007.20 fatcat:rbpdrxb7njbmzagps7pw3yvgau

On Exploiting Energy-Aware Scheduling Algorithms for MDE-Based Design Space Exploration of MP2SoC

Manel Ammar, Mouna Baklouti, Maxime Pelcat, Karol Desnos, Mohamed Abid
2016 2016 24th Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed, and Network-Based Processing (PDP)  
The major challenge for the design of such tools is to reach a better tradeoff between accuracy and time-to-market.  ...  The originality of this approach is that it integrates the Energy-Aware Duplication (EAD) algorithm that strives to balance schedule lengths and energy savings by considering the most important sources  ...  The scheduling kernel is integrated into an MDE-based Design Space Exploration (DSE) approach to optimize both speed and energy efficiency in MP2SoC.  ... 
doi:10.1109/pdp.2016.110 dblp:conf/pdp/AmmarBPDA16 fatcat:2kjcsbunfnhsnjf3anke6pl7fm

Simplifying autonomic enterprise Java Bean applications via model-driven engineering and simulation

Jules White, Douglas C. Schmidt, Aniruddha Gokhale
2007 Journal of Software and Systems Modeling  
First, we describe the structure and functionality of an MDE tool that visually captures the design of EJB applications, their quality of service (QoS) requirements, and the autonomic properties applied  ...  The goal of autonomic computing is to reduce the configuration, operational, and maintenance costs of distributed applications by enabling them to self-manage, self-heal, and self-optimize.  ...  Strategies can be plugged in at both design and run-time.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10270-007-0057-9 fatcat:jc2tfqddsbee3ldzpo5zcsh3fy

An Executable Model Driven Framework for Enterprise Architecture Application to the Smart Grids Context

Rachida Seghiri, Frederic Boulanger, Claire Lecocq, Vincent Godefroy
2016 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)  
We rely on Model Driven Engineering (MDE) techniques to ease the holistic modeling and analysis of enterprise systems.  ...  It is a multi-view framework regarding three aspects ⎯ information, processes, and goals ⎯ for each view. We add an integration view to ensure inter-and intra-view consistency.  ...  It explicitly associates a goal and a responsible entity. Moreover, MDE methods and languages are valuable to automate the analysis of EA.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2016.565 dblp:conf/hicss/SeghiriBLG16 fatcat:noacr6jd5jasbczo7yckbjhqoy

A stream-based Parasitic Model for implementing Mobile Digital Earth

Wenhang Li, Jianhua Gong, Ping Yu, Qishen Duan, Yuling Zou
2012 International Journal of Digital Earth  
These results demonstrate quasi-real-time interactions, but with bandwidth increases in next-generation mobile networks such as 4G and 5G, there is potential for real-time interactions in the near future  ...  Rendered virtual scenes are compressed in a time-series as a data stream and are sent to the mobile phone through a mobile network, thus allowing Digital Earth to be operated on a mobile phone.  ...  Effective data compression strategies should be introduced to reduce the time spent on data transfer and improve real-time responses to user operations.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17538947.2012.684070 fatcat:cbmnpdtcfneyzozh4npdfqcwn4

Towards Formal Planning for Quality-Aware Self-Adaptive Systems

Esma Maatougui, Chafia Bouanaka, Nadia Zeghib
2017 2017 IEEE 26th International Conference on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises (WETICE)  
A self-adaptive system is able to adapt its structure and behavior autonomously at run-time in response to changes in the context in which it is actually running to achieve particular quality goals.  ...  ., reduces model complexity), MDE (e. g., facilitates the development process) and Maude (a formal language) to define a development process for quality-aware selfadaptive software.  ...  In the firefighting system, we are concerned with the analysis of the performance quality parameters in terms of the response.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wetice.2017.22 dblp:conf/wetice/MaatouguiBZ17 fatcat:mrwmrkqmibairbwnjntuu5hm7a

A Quasiphysics Intelligent Model for a Long Range Fast Tool Servo

Qiang Liu, Xiaoqin Zhou, Jieqiong Lin, Pengzi Xu, Zhiwei Zhu
2013 The Scientific World Journal  
The modeling errors of the LPM and the QPIM are investigated by experiments.  ...  Herein, a quasiphysics intelligent model (QPIM) integrating a linear physics model (LPM) and a radial basis function (RBF) based neural model (NM) is developed to accurately describe the dynamic behaviors  ...  Experiments related to DE and MDE in [45] have been employed as a reference.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2013/641269 pmid:24163627 pmcid:PMC3791672 fatcat:d7xnndx3ifc4vjkezozcxl3dbm

The Relevance of Model-Driven Engineering Thirty Years from Now [chapter]

Gunter Mussbacher, Daniel Amyot, Ruth Breu, Jean-Michel Bruel, Betty H. C. Cheng, Philippe Collet, Benoit Combemale, Robert B. France, Rogardt Heldal, James Hill, Jörg Kienzle, Matthias Schöttle (+3 others)
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The outcome is a reflection of the current strengths of MDE, an outlook of the most pressing challenges for society at large over the next three decades, and an analysis of key future MDE research opportunities  ...  In order to better understand the reasons for this, as well as to identify future opportunities for MDE, we carried out a week-long design thinking experiment with 15 MDE experts.  ...  Tackling this integration challenge also means to be able to dynamically use and reuse models as well as integration strategies with better confidence in and predictability of the result.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-11653-2_12 fatcat:b5ilj62d2bd6nk3tcwy5jw2gpi

Model-driven engineering practices in industry: Social, organizational and managerial factors that lead to success or failure

John Hutchinson, Jon Whittle, Mark Rouncefield
2014 Science of Computer Programming  
First, we present an analysis of a large online survey of MDE deployment and experience that provides some rough quantitative measures of MDE practices in industry.  ...  iterative approach; transparent organizational commitment and motivation; integration with existing organizational processes and a clear business focus.  ...  Acknowledgments Our thanks go to the many MDE experts who agreed to speak to us about their experiences (although we have presented only four case studies, they have been chosen to represent much broader  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.scico.2013.03.017 fatcat:fjck7hkepbapzmwxkna3gxviky

Inference of perceptual priors from path dynamics of passive self-motion

Mario Prsa, Danilo Jimenez-Rezende, Olaf Blanke
2015 Journal of Neurophysiology  
In the latter case, estimates were biased toward the average stimulus prior and were well captured by an optimal Bayesian estimator model fit to the data.  ...  Therefore, when passively displaced, we seem to be able to build, over time, from sequential vestibular measurements an internal model of the vehicle's movement dynamics.  ...  Less noisy cues and reduced variance, resulting from optimal multisensory integration (Ernst and Banks 2002) , were probably responsible for smaller biases in the reproduced estimates in those studies  ... 
doi:10.1152/jn.00755.2014 pmid:25505114 fatcat:55pd5f3nd5b5hi6u42pypaoxta
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