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    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    Accepting PhD Students

    PhD projects

    Decision-making Under Uncertainty for Autonomous Intelligent Systems

    20042020

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    Research Output

    2014

    Living with uncertainty in the age of runtime models

    Giese, H., Bencomo, N., Pasquale, L., Ramirez, A. J., Inverardi, P., Wätzoldt, S. & Clarke, S., 31 Dec 2014, Models@run.time: foundations, applications, and roadmaps. Bencomo, N., France, R., Cheng, B. H. C. & Aßmann, U. (eds.). Cham (CH): Springer, p. 47-100 54 p. (Lecture Notes in computer science; vol. 8378).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

    Models@run.time: foundations, applications, and roadmaps

    Bencomo, N. (ed.), France, R. (ed.), Cheng, B. H. C. (ed.) & Aßmann, U. (ed.), 31 Dec 2014, Cham (CH): Springer. 319 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; vol. 8378)

    Research output: Book/ReportScholarly edition

    Preface

    Bencomo, N., France, R., Cheng, B. H. C. & Aßmann, U., 2014, Models@run.time: foundations, applications, and roadmaps. Bencomo, N., France, R., Cheng, B. H. C. & Aßmann, U. (eds.). Cham (CH): Springer, p. v-viii 4 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 8378).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

    Preface

    Engels, G. & Bencomo, N., 1 Jun 2014, 9th International Symposium on Software Engineering for Adaptive and Self-Managing Systems, SEAMS 2014 - Proceedings. ACM, p. iii (9th International Symposium on Software Engineering for Adaptive and Self-Managing Systems, SEAMS 2014 - Proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Self-explanation in adaptive systems based on runtime goal-based models

    Welsh, K., Bencomo, N., Sawyer, P. & Whittle, J., 27 Sep 2014, Transactions on Computational Collective Intelligence XVI. Kowalczyk, R. & Nguyen, N. T. (eds.). Heidelberg (DE): Springer, p. 122-145 24 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; vol. 8780).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

    Summary of the 9th Workshop on Models@run.time

    Götz, S., Bencomo, N. & France, R., 2014, MRT 2014 : Models@run.time 2014: Proceedings of the 9th workshop on Models@run.time, co-located with 17th international conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS 2014). Götz, S., Bencomo, N. & France, R. (eds.). CEUR-WS.org, p. 1-4 4 p. (CEUR workshop proceedings; vol. 1270).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    Welcome to the first international workshop on artificial intelligence for requirements engineering (AIRE 2014)

    Bencomo, N., Cleland-Huang, J., Guo, J. & Harrison, R., 11 Sep 2014, 2014 IEEE 1st International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Requirements Engineering (AIRE). IEEE, p. iii (2014 IEEE 1st International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Requirements Engineering, AIRE 2014 - Proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    2013

    Addressing the QoS drift in specification models of self-adaptive service-based systems

    Torres, R., Bencomo, N. & Astudillo, H., 4 Nov 2013, 2013 2nd International Workshop on Realizing Artificial Intelligence Synergies in Software Engineering, RAISE 2013 - Proceedings. IEEE, p. 28-34 7 p. 6615201. (2013 2nd International Workshop on Realizing Artificial Intelligence Synergies in Software Engineering, RAISE 2013 - Proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Bayesian artificial intelligence for tackling uncertainty in self-adaptive systems: The case of dynamic decision networks

    Bencomo, N., Belaggoun, A. & Issarny, V., 4 Nov 2013, 2013 2nd International Workshop on Realizing Artificial Intelligence Synergies in Software Engineering, RAISE 2013 - Proceedings. p. 7-13 7 p. 6615198

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Dynamic decision networks for decision-making in self-adaptive systems: a case study

    Bencomo, N., Belaggoun, A. & Issarny, V., 2013, SEAMS '13 proceedings of the 8th international symposium on Software Engineering for Adaptive and self-Managing Systems. Piscataway, NJ (US) : IEEE, p. 113-122 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

    On modeling and satisfaction of non-functional requirements using cloud computing

    Gomes, R., Costa, F. & Bencomo, N., 2013, 2nd IEEE Latin American conference on Cloud computing and communications, LatinCloud 2013. IEEE, 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Preface

    Moreira, A., Mussbacher, G., Araujo, J., Bencomo, N. & Sanchez, P., 21 Oct 2013, 2013 3rd International Workshop on Model-Driven Requirements Engineering (MoDRE). IEEE, p. iii (2013 3rd International Workshop on Model-Driven Requirements Engineering, MoDRE 2013 - Proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Requirements for self-adaptation

    Bencomo, N., 1 Dec 2013, Generative and Transformational Techniques in Software Engineering IV - International Summer School, GTTSE 2011, Revised Papers. Springer, p. 271-296 26 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 7680 LNCS).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Software engineering for self-adaptive systems: A second research roadmap

    De Lemos, R., Giese, H., Müller, H. A., Shaw, M., Andersson, J., Litoiu, M., Schmerl, B., Tamura, G., Villegas, N. M., Vogel, T., Weyns, D., Baresi, L., Becker, B., Brun, Y., Cukic, B., Desmarais, R., Dustdar, S., Engels, G., Geihs, K., Göschka, K. M. & 22 others, Gorla, A., Grassi, V., Inverardi, P., Karsai, G., Kramer, J., Lopes, A., Magee, J., Malek, S., Mankovskii, S., Mirandola, R., Mylopoulos, J., Nierstrasz, O., Pezzè, M., Prehofer, C., Schäfer, W., Schlichting, R., Smith, D. B., Sousa, J. P., Tahvildari, L., Wong, K., Wuttke, J. & Bencomo, N., 12 Sep 2013, Software Engineering for Self-Adaptive Systems II - International Seminar, Revised Selected and Invited Papers. p. 1-32 32 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 7475 LNCS).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

    Software engineering processes for self-adaptive systems

    Andersson, J., Baresi, L., Bencomo, N., De Lemos, R., Gorla, A., Inverardi, P. & Vogel, T., 12 Sep 2013, Software Engineering for Self-Adaptive Systems II - International Seminar, Revised Selected and Invited Papers. Springer, p. 51-75 25 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 7475 LNCS).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    S-theory: A unified theory of multi-paradigm software development

    Hughes, D., Bencomo, N., Morin, B., Huygens, C., Shen, Z. & Man, K. L., 9 Sep 2013, Grid and Pervasive Computing - 8th International Conference, GPC 2013 and Colocated Workshops, Proceedings. Springer, p. 715-722 8 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 7861 LNCS).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Summary of the 8th International workshop on Models@run.time

    Bencomo, N., France, R., Götz, S. & Rumpe, B., 2013, MRT 2013 : Models@run.time: Proceedings of the 8th workshop on Models@run.time co-located with 16th international conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS 2013). Bencomo, N., France, R., Götz, S. & Rumpe, B. (eds.). CEUR-WS.org, p. i-xii 12 p. (CEUR workshop proceedings; vol. 1079).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    Supporting decision-making for self-adaptive systems: from goal models to dynamic decision networks

    Bencomo, N. & Belaggoun, A., 2013, Requirements engineering: foundation for software quality : 19th InternationalWorking Conference, REFSQ 2013 Essen, Germany, April 8-11, 2013 : proceedings. Dörr, J. & Opdahl, A. L. (eds.). Berlin (DE): Springer, p. 221-236 16 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; no. 7830).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

    The role of models@run.time in supporting on-the-fly interoperability

    Bencomo, N., Bennaceur, A., Grace, P., Blair, G. & Issarny, V., Mar 2013, In : Applied Soft Computing. 95, 3, p. 167-190 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    2012

    A view of the dynamic software product line landscape

    Bencomo, N., Hallsteinsen, S. & Santana de Almeida, E., Oct 2012, In : Computer. 45, 10, p. 36-41 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    How the web of things challenges requirements engineering

    Sawyer, P., Pathak, A., Bencomo, N. & Issarny, V., 2012, Current trends in web engineering: ICWE 2012 International Workshops: MDWE, ComposableWeb, WeRE, QWE, and Doctoral Consortium, Berlin, Germany, July 23-27, 2012, Revised Selected Papers. Grossniklaus, M. & Wimmer, M. (eds.). Berlin (DE): Springer, p. 170-175 6 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; no. 7703).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

    Market-awareness in service-based systems

    Torres, R., Bencomo, N. & Astudillo, H., 2012, 2012 IEEE sixth international conference on self-adaptive and self-organizing systems workshops SASOW 2012. IEEE, p. 169-174 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

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    Mitigating the obsolescence of quality specifications models in service-based systems

    Torres, R., Bencomo, N. & Astudillo, H., 2012, Mmodel-driven requirements engineering workshop (MoDRE), 2012 IEEE. IEEE, p. 68-76 9 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

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    Relaxing claims: coping with uncertainty while evaluating assumptions at run time

    Ramirez, A., H.C. Cheng, B., Bencomo, N. & Sawyer, P., 1 Sep 2012, Model driven engineering languages and systems: 15th International Conference, MODELS 2012, Innsbruck, Austria, September 30–October 5, 2012. Proceedings. France, R. B., Kazmeier, J., Breu, R. & Atkinson, C. (eds.). Springer, p. 53-69 17 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; no. 7590).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

    Run-time model evaluation for requirements model-driven self-adaptation

    Welsh, K. & Bencomo, N., 1 Jan 2012, 2012 20th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE): proceedings. IEEE, p. 329-330 2 p. (IEEE conference publications).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    Satisfying requirements for pervasive service compositions

    Cavallaro, L., Sawyer, P., Sykes, D., Bencomo, N. & Issarny, V., 2012, MRT '12 Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on Models@run.time. New York, NY (US) : ACM, p. 17-22 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    Self-explanation in adaptive systems

    Bencomo, N., Welsh, K., Sawyer, P. & Whittle, J., 2012, ICECCS '12 Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE 17th International Conference on Engineering of Complex Computer Systems. IEEE, p. 157-166 10 p.

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    Summary of the 6th international workshop on models@run.time

    Bencomo, N., Blair, G., France, R., Cheng, B. H. C. & Jeanneret, C., 2012, Models in software engineering: workshops and symposia at MODELS 2011, Wellington, New Zealand, October 16-21, 2011, reports and revised selected papers. Kienzle, J. (ed.). Berlin (DE): Springer, p. 149-151 3 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; no. 7590).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Summary of the 7th international workshop on Models@run.time

    Bencomo, N., Blair, G., Götz, S., Morin, B. & Rumpe, B., 1 Jan 2012, MRT '12 proceedings of the 7th Workshop on Models@run.time . New York, NY (US): ACM, p. 1-2 2 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    2011

    Dynamic variability in adaptive systems

    Chitchyan, R., Morin, B., Fleurey, F., Bencomo, N., Solberg, A. & Genssler, T., 2011, Aspect-oriented, model-driven software product lines: the AMPLE way. Rashid, A., Royer, J-C. & Rummler, A. (eds.). Cambridge University Press, p. 347-377 31 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Foreword: 2nd workshop requirements@run.time

    Bencomo, N., Letier, E., Finkelstein, A., Whittle, J. & Welsh, K., 2011, Proceedings of the 2011 2nd international workshop on Requirements@Run.Time. Bencomo, N., Letier, E., Finkelstein, A., Whittle, J. & Welsh, K. (eds.). IEEE, p. iii-v 3 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

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    Preface

    Bencomo, N., Blair, G., Cheng, B., France, R. & Jeanneret, C., 1 Dec 2011, CEUR Workshop Proceedings. CEUR-WS.org, Vol. 794. p. iii (CEUR Workshop Proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    Run-time resolution of uncertainty

    Welsh, K., Sawyer, P. & Bencomo, N., 1 May 2011, 2011 IEEE 19th International Requirements Engineering Conference. IEEE, p. 355-356 2 p. (IEEE conference publications).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

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    Summary of the 5th international workshop on models@run.time

    Bencomo, N., Blair, G., Fleurey, F. & Jeanneret, C., 2011, Models in software engineering: workshops and symposia at MoDELS 2010, Oslo, Norway, October 2-8, 2010, reports and revised selected papers. Dingel, J. & Solberg, A. (eds.). Berlin (DE): Springer, p. 204-208 5 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; no. 6627).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Towards requirements aware systems: run-time resolution of design-time assumptions

    Welsh, K., Sawyer, P. & Bencomo, N., 2011, ASE '11: Proceedings of the 2011 26th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering. IEEE, p. 560-563 4 p. (IEEE / ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

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    Tracing requirements for adaptive systems using claims

    Welsh, K., Bencomo, N. & Sawyer, P., 2011, TEFSE '11: Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Traceability in Emerging Forms of Software Engineering. New York, NY (US): ACM, p. 38-41 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

    2010

    4th international workshop on Models@run.time

    Bencomo, N., Blair, G., France, R., Muñoz, F. & Jeanneret, C., 2010, Models in software engineering : workshops and symposia at MODELS 2009, Denver, CO, USA, October 4-9, 2009, reports and revised selected papers. Ghosh, S. (ed.). Berlin (DE): Springer, p. 119-123 5 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; no. 6002).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Foreword: first workshop requirements@run.time

    Sawyer, P., Bencomo, N., Whittle, J., Berry, D. M. & Finkelstein, A., 2010, 2010 1st International Workshop on Requirements@Run.Time, RE@RunTime 2010. IEEE, p. i-ii 2 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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    How dynamic is your dynamic software product line?

    Bencomo, N., Lee, J. & Hallsteinsen, S., 2010, SPLC 2010 - Proceedings of the 14th International Software Product Line Conference. Botterweck, G., Jarzabek, S., Kishi, T., Lee, J. & Livengood, S. (eds.). Lancaster University, p. 61-67 7 p. (SPLC 2010 - Proceedings of the 14th International Software Product Line Conference).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

    Preface

    Bencomo, N., Blair, G., Fleurey, F. & Jeanneret, C., 1 Dec 2010, 5th Workshop on Models@run.time at MODELS 2010. CEUR-WS.org, Vol. 641. p. iii (CEUR Workshop Proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    RELAX: a language to address uncertainty in self-adaptive systems requirement

    Whittle, J., Sawyer, P., Bencomo, N., Cheng, B. H. C. & Bruel, J-M., Jun 2010, In : Requirements engineering. 15, 2, p. 177-196 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Requirements-aware systems: a research agenda for RE for self-adaptive systems

    Sawyer, P., Bencomo, N., Whittle, J., Letier, E. & Finkelstein, A., 2010, Proceedings of the 18th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE '10). IEEE, p. 95-103 9 p. (International requirements engineering conference: proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

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    Requirements reflection: requirements as runtime entities

    Bencomo, N., Whittle, J., Sawyer, P., Finkelstein, A. & Letier, E., May 2010, ICSE '10 Proceedings of the 32nd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering - Volume 2. New York, NY (US): ACM, Vol. 2. p. 199-202 4 p.

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    2009

    A goal-based modeling approach to develop requirements of an adaptive system with environmental uncertainty

    Cheng, B. H. C., Sawyer, P., Bencomo, N. & Whittle, J., Oct 2009, Model driven engineering languages and systems: 12th international conference, MODELS 2009, Denver, CO, USA, October 4-9, 2009 : proceedings. Schürr, A. & Selic, B. (eds.). Berlin (DE): Springer, p. 468-483 16 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; no. 5795).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

    Modeling and validating dynamic adaptation

    Fleurey, F., Dehlen, V., Bencomo, N., Morin, B. & Jézéquel, J-M., 2009, Models in software engineering: workshops and symposia at MODELS 2008, Toulouse, France, September 28 - October 3, 2008 : reports and revised selected papers. Chaudron, M. R. V. (ed.). Berlin (DE): Springer, p. 97-108 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; no. 5421).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Models@run.time

    Blair, G., Bencomo, N. & France, R. B., 6 Oct 2009, In : Computer. 42, 10, p. 22-27 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    On the use of software models during software execution

    Bencomo, N., 2009, Proceedings of the 2009 31st International Conference on Software Engineering and ICSE Workshops. p. 62-67 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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    Preface

    Bencomo, N., Blair, G., France, R., Jeanneret, C. & Muñoz, F., 1 Dec 2009, Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Models@run.time, held at the ACM/IEEE 12th International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MoDELS'09). CEUR-WS.org, Vol. 509. p. iii (CEUR Workshop Proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    RELAX: incorporating uncertainty into the specification of self-adaptive systems

    Whittle, J., Sawyer, P., Bencomo, N., Cheng, B. H. C. & Bruel, J-M., 2009, Proceedings of the 2009 17th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference. IEEE, p. 79-88 10 p. (IEEE conference publications).

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