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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

    Perpetual assurances for self-adaptive systems

    Weyns, D., Bencomo, N., Calinescu, R., Camara, J., Ghezzi, C., Grassi, V., Grunske, L., Inverardi, P., Jezequel, J. M., Malek, S., Mirandola, R., Mori, M. & Tamburrelli, G., 18 Jan 2018, Software Engineering for Self-Adaptive Systems III. Assurances - International Seminar, Revised Selected and Invited Papers. Springer, Vol. 9640 LNCS. p. 31-63 33 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 9640 LNCS).

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

    Preening: Reflection of models in the mirror a meta-modelling approach to generate reflective middleware configurations

    Bencomo, N. & Blair, G., 6 Jul 2006, Satellite Events at the MoDELS 2005 Conference: MoDELS 2005 International Workshops OCLWS, MoDeVA, MARTES, AOM, MTiP, WiSME, MODAUI, NfC, MDD, WUsCAM, Revised Selected Papers. Springer, p. 337-338 2 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 3844 LNCS).

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

    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 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 publication

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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 publication

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    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 publication

    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

    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 publication

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    Preface to 9th international workshop on model-driven requirements engineering

    Bencomo, N., Mussbacher, G., Moreira, A., Araujo, J. & Sanchez, P., 19 Dec 2019, 2019 IEEE 27th International Requirements Engineering Conference Workshops (REW). IEEE, 1 p. (Proceedings - 2019 IEEE 27th International Requirements Engineering Conference Workshops, REW 2019).

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

    Preface to Models@run.time 2016

    Gotz, S., Bencomo, N., Bellman, K. & Blair, G., 21 Sep 2016, Proceedings : 2016 IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing, ICAC2016. Kounev, S., Giese, H. & Liu, J. (eds.). IEEE, p. 363 1 p.

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

    QuantUn: quantification of uncertainty for the reassessment of requirements

    Bencomo, N., Nov 2015, 2015 IEEE 23rd International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE), proceedings. IEEE, p. 236-240 5 p.

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

    Querying and Annotating Model Histories with Time-Aware Patterns

    García-Domínguez, A., Bencomo, N., Parra-Ullauri, J. M. & García-Paucar, L. H., 21 Nov 2019, Proceedings - 2019 ACM/IEEE 22nd International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems, MODELS 2019. Kessentini, M., Yue, T., Yue, T., Pretschner, A., Voss, S., Burgueno, L. & Burgueno, L. (eds.). IEEE, p. 194-204 11 p. 8906985

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

    RaM: Causally-Connected and Requirements-Aware Runtime Models using Bayesian Learning

    Bencomo, N. & Garcia Paucar, L. H., 21 Nov 2019, Proceedings - 2019 ACM/IEEE 22nd International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems, MODELS 2019. Kessentini, M., Yue, T., Yue, T., Pretschner, A., Voss, S., Burgueno, L. & Burgueno, L. (eds.). IEEE, p. 216-226 11 p. 8906919

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

    Reflecting on the past and the present with temporal graph-based models

    García-Domínguez, A., Bencomo, N. & Garcia Paucar, L. H., 18 Nov 2018, In : CEUR Workshop Proceedings. 2245, p. 46-55 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

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    Reflection and aspects meet again: Runtime reflective mechanisms for dynamic aspects

    Bencomo, N., Blair, G., Coulson, G., Grace, P. & Rashid, A., 1 Dec 2005, Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Aspect Oriented Middleware Development, AOMD'05, Held at the ACM/IFIP/USENIX International Middleware Conference. ACM, 1101567. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series; vol. 118).

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

    Reflective Component-based Technologies to Support Dynamic Variability

    Bencomo, N., Blair, G. S., Flores, C. & Sawyer, P., Jan 2008.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

    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).

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

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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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    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

    RE-PREF : support for REassessment of PREFerences of non-functional requirements for better decision-making in self-adaptive systems

    Paucar, L. H. G. & Bencomo, N., 2 Dec 2016, Proceedings - 2016 IEEE 24th International Requirements Engineering Conference. IEEE, p. 411-414 4 p.

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

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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 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 publication

    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.

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

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    RE-STORM: mapping the decision-making problem and non-functional requirements trade-off to partially observable markov decision processes

    Paucar, L. H. G. & Bencomo, N., 28 May 2018, Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Software Engineering for Adaptive and Self-Managing Systems, SEAMS@ICSE 2018, Gothenburg, Sweden, May 28-29, 2018. p. 19-25 7 p.

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

    Revisiting goal-oriented models for self-aware systems-of-systems

    Cavalcante, E., Batista, T., Bencomo, N. & Sawyer, P., Sep 2015, Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing, ICAC 2015. Lalanda, P., Diaconescu, A., Cherkasova, L. & Kounev, S. (eds.). Piscataway, NJ (US): IEEE, p. 231-234 4 p.

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

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    Run-time and Collective Adaptation of Gameful Systems

    Bencomo, N., Bucchiarone, A., Loria, E., Marcon, A. & Cicchetti, A., 21 Aug 2020.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    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 publication

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    Runtime models based on dynamic decision networks: enhancing the decision-making in the domain of ambient assisted living applications

    Garcia Paucar, L. H. & Bencomo, N., 23 Nov 2016, MRT 2016 - Models@run.time: Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Models@run.time, co-located with 19th International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MoDELS 2016). Götz, S., Bencomo, N., Bellman, K. & Blair, G. (eds.). CEUR-WS.org, p. 9-17 9 p. (CEUR workshop proceedings; vol. 1742).

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

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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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    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 publication

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    Second international workshop on models@run.time

    Bencomo, N., France, R. & Blair, G., 2008, Models in software engineering: workshops and symposia at MoDELS 2007, Nashville, TN, USA, September 30 - October 5, 2007, reports and revised selected papers. Giese, H. (ed.). Berlin (DE): Springer, p. 206-211 6 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; no. 5002).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Self-adaptive probabilistic roadmap generation for intelligent virtual agents

    Samperi, K., Bencomo, N. & Lewis, P. R., 5 Jan 2015, Proceedings : 2014 IEEE eighth international conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing systems, SASO 2014. Piscataway, NJ (US): IEEE, p. 129-138 10 p.

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

    Self-aware computing systems: related concepts and research areas

    Cámara, J., Bellman, K. L., Kephart, J. O., Autili, M., Bencomo, N., Diaconescu, A., Giese, H., Götz, S., Inverardi, P., Kounev, S. & Tivoli, M., 1 Jan 2017, Self-Aware Computing Systems. Springer, p. 17-49 33 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    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.

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

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    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

    Self-modeling and self-awareness

    Bellman, K. L., Landauer, C., Nelson, P., Bencomo, N., Götz, S., Lewis, P. & Esterle, L., 21 Feb 2017, Self-Aware Computing Systems. Springer, p. 279-304 26 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    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 for self-adaptive systems: a research roadmap

    Cheng, B. H. C., de Lemos, R., Giese, H., Inverardi, P., Magee, J., Andersson, J., Becker, B., Bencomo, N., Brun, Y., Cukic, B., di Marzo Serugendo, G., Dustdar, S., Finkelstein, A., Gacek, C., Geihs, K., Grassi, V., Karsai, G., Kienle, H. M., Kramer, J., Litoiu, M. & 9 others, Malek, S., Mirandola, R., Müller, H. A., Park, S., Shaw, M., Tichy, M., Tivoli, M., Weyns, D. & Whittle, J., 2009, Software engineering for self-adaptive systems: a research roadmap. Cheng, B. H. C., de Lemos, R., Giese, H., Inverardi, P. & Magee, J. (eds.). Berlin (DE): Springer, p. 1-26 26 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; no. 5525).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Software engineering for self-adaptive systems: research challenges in the provision of assurances

    de Lemos, R., Garlan, D., Ghezzi, C., Giese, H., Andersson, J., Litoiu, M., Schmerl, B., Weyns, D., Baresi, L., Bencomo, N., Brun, Y., Camara, J., Calinescu, R., Cohen, M. B., Gorla, A., Grassi, V., Grunske, L., Inverardi, P., Jezequel, J. M., Malek, S. & 12 others, Mirandola, R., Mori, M., Müller, H. A., Rouvoy, R., Rubira, C. M. F., Rutten, E., Shaw, M., Tamburrelli, G., Tamura, G., Villegas, N. M., Vogel, T. & Zambonelli, F., 18 Jan 2018, Software Engineering for Self-Adaptive Systems III. Assurances - International Seminar, Revised Selected and Invited Papers. Ghezzi, C., Garlan, D., Giese, H. & de Lemos, R. (eds.). Springer, p. 3-30 28 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 9640 LNCS).

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

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    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).

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    State of the art in architectures for self-aware computing systems

    Giese, H., Vogel, T., Diaconescu, A., Götz, S., Bencomo, N., Geihs, K., Kounev, S. & Bellman, K. L., 21 Feb 2017, Self-Aware Computing Systems. Springer, p. 237-275 39 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    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 publication

    Summary of the 10th International workshop on Models@run.time

    Götz, S., Bencomo, N., Blair, G. & Song, H., 2015, MRT 2015 - Models@run.time: Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Models@run.time, co-located with the 18th International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MoDELS 2015). Götz, S., Bencomo, N., Blair, G. & Song, H. (eds.). CEUR-WS.org, p. i-vi 6 p. (CEUR workshop proceedings; vol. 1474).

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

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    Summary of the 11th international workshop on Models@run.time

    Götz, S., Bencomo, N., Bellman, K. & Blair, G., 23 Nov 2016, MRT 2016 - Models@run.time: Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Models@run.time, co-located with 19th International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MoDELS 2016). Götz, S., Bencomo, N., Bellman, K. & Blair, G. (eds.). CEUR-WS.org, 3 p. (CEUR workshop proceedings; vol. 1742).

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

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    Summary of the 12th international workshop on models@run.time

    Götz, S., Bencomo, N., Bellmann, K. & Blair, G., 18 Sep 2017, In : CEUR Workshop Proceedings. 2019, p. 174-175 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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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 publication

    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 publication

    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 publication

    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).

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