MOMENTUM: analysis of models towards compilation to predictable embedded real-time and safety-critical applications



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Due to the increasing complexity of software systems, model-driven engineering has been introduced to shift the developer's focus from machine-centric program code to human-centric models of the software under development. In model-driven approaches, program code in conventional programming languages (e.g., C++, Java) is commonly generated from models and then compiled or interpreted. Intermediate translation of models to program code raises two fundamental issues: 1) semantic inconsistency and information loss between an executable and its source model, and 2) suboptimality of executables, since compilers are unable to fully exploit modelling language's semantics. These issues are not tolerable in embedded real-time and safety-critical applications.

In MOMENTUM we provide methods to analyse and optimise industrial models, defined in the Unified Modeling Language (UML), in order to make them directly compilable to optimised executables without intermediate translations to conventional programming languages.

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Multi-view approaches for software and system modelling: a systematic literature review (Dec 2018)
Antonio Cicchetti, Federico Ciccozzi, Alfonso Pierantonio
Springer Journal on Software and Systems Modeling (SoSym)

Automatic Inference of Task Parallelism in Task-graph-based Actor Models (Dec 2018)
Abu Naser Masud, Björn Lisper, Federico Ciccozzi
Journal of IEEE Access (Access'18)

Towards a Body of Knowledge for Model-Based Software Engineering (Oct 2018)
Federico Ciccozzi, Michalis Famelis , Gerti Kappel , Leen Lambers , Sebastien Mosser , Richard F. Paige , Alfonso Pierantonio, Arend Rensink , Rick Salay , Gabriele Taentzer , Antonio Vallecillo , Manuel Wimmer
Educators Symposium 2018 (EduSymp18)

How do we teach Modelling and Model-Driven Engineering? A survey (Oct 2018)
Alfonso Pierantonio, Federico Ciccozzi, Michalis Famelis , Gerti Kappel , Sebastien Mosser , Richard F. Paige , Arend Rensink , Rick Salay , Gabriele Taentzer , Antonio Vallecillo , Manuel Wimmer
Educators Symposium 2018 (EduSymp18)

Static Flow Analysis of the Action Language for Foundational UML (Oct 2018)
Jean Malm, Federico Ciccozzi, Jan Gustafsson, Björn Lisper, Jonas Skoog
International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA'18)

UniComp: a semantics-aware model compiler for optimised predictable software (May 2018)
Federico Ciccozzi
International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) 2018 - New Ideas and Emerging Results (NIER) (ICSE-NIER18)

Alten Sverige AB Industrial
Saab AB, Avionics Systems Industrial

Federico Ciccozzi, Associate Professor,Docent

Room: U1-067
Phone: +46 21 151736