Antonio Cicchetti, Associate Professor

I am Associate Professor at Mälardalen University in Västerås (Sweden). My interests include MDE, model versioning, metamodeling, model transformations and weaving, generative techniques in Web engineering and methodologies for Web development. I have got my Ph.D in Computer Science in 2008 at the Computer Science Department of the University of LAquila with the thesis entiltled "Difference Representation and Conflict Management in Model-Driven Engineering". Currently, I am investigating several issues related to model versioning, as model repositories, model co-evolution and synchronization. Moreover, I am working on the application of MDE techniques to the component-based development field, with respect to system modelling, generation of code, and Verification&Validation activities. Usually, I am used to spend my spear time running, bicycling and trekking during the summer, and cross country skiing and ski mountaineering during the winter. Further, I love to listen to the music.

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Latest publications:

Co-evolution of Simulink Models in a Model-Based Product Line (Oct 2020)
Robbert Jongeling, Antonio Cicchetti, Federico Ciccozzi, Jan Carlson
ACM/IEEE 23rd International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS '20)

Towards boosting the OpenMBEE platform with model-code consistency (Oct 2020)
Robbert Jongeling, Antonio Cicchetti, Federico Ciccozzi, Jan Carlson
Workshop on Open Model Based Engineering Environment (OpenMBEE) (OpenMBEE)

Using Benji to Systematically Evaluate Model Comparison Algorithms (Oct 2020)
Lorenzo Addazi, Antonio Cicchetti
ACM/IEEE 23rd International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS '20)

Papyrus for gamers, let’s play modeling (Oct 2020)
Antonio Bucchiarone , Maxime Savary-Leblanc , Xavier Le Pallec , Jean-Michel Bruel , Antonio Cicchetti, Jordi Cabot , Sebastien Gerard , Hamna Aslam , Annapaola Marconi , Mirko Perillo
ACM/IEEE 23rd International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS '20)

Run-time and Collective Adaptation of Gameful Systems (Sep 2020)
Antonio Bucchiarone , Nelly Bencomo , Enrica Loria , Annapaola Marconi , Antonio Cicchetti
2020 IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing and Self-Organizing Systems Companion (ACSOS-C)

Theme section on Interplay of Model-Driven and Component-Based Software Engineering (Sep 2020)
Federico Ciccozzi, Antonio Cicchetti
Software and Systems Modeling (SoSym)

PhD students supervised as assistant supervisor:

Alessio Bucaioni (former)
Gaetana Sapienza (former)
Mehrdad Saadatmand (former)
Robbert Jongeling

MSc theses supervised (or examined):
Thesis TitleStatus
A configurable slider for enhanced model understanding available
A model-driven approach for automotive system available
Eliciting correlations between components selection decision cases in software architecting available
Integration Testing of .NET Applications available
Mapping UML diagrams to the Reactive Object Language (Rebeca) available
Master Thesis: A mapping study on MDE adoption effects in industry (2 students) available
Test-case Generation For Timing Properties From EAST-ADL Models available
Master thesis: supporting synchronous modelling in distributed development environments in progress
Master thesis: Versionshantering i industriella miljöer in progress
Realtime synchronisation between database model and structured query language in progress
A Metamodel independent approach for Conflict Detection to support distributed development in MDE finished
Application of Bayesian network learners using non-static code metrics for software fault prediction finished
Automated Code Generation from Action Language Enhanced UML Models finished
Automated sequential composition of deltas and related optimization operations finished
Building a tiny OCL interpreter in C++ (2 students) finished
Building a tiny OCL interpreter in Java (2 students) finished
Consistent integration of system and software models at different levels of abstraction finished
CONTINUOUS DEPLOYMENT FOR COMPLEX SOFTWARE INTENSIVE INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS finished
Enhancing the consistency between requirements and test cases through the definition of a Controlled Natural Language finished
GRAPH GENERATION ALGORITHMS FOR THE GRADE DECISION CANVAS finished
Horizontal transformations for models reuse and tool chaining finished
Integrating wireless systems into process industry and business management finished
Master thesis: From Requirements Specification to Test Scripting: Towards Automated Support finished
Master thesis: System Testing in a Simulated Environment finished
Master thesis: The problem of bidirectionality in Model-Driven Engineering finished
Model Based Test Design in CPP Verification (for 2 students) finished
Re-engineering sequential software to introduce parallelization finished
Supporting the automatic test case and oracle generation using system models finished
Test Derivation and Reuse through Horizontal transformation of System models finished
Traceability in Model Based Testing finished
A tool for the optimization of IVHM data in heavy Scania trucks on-hold
Master thesis: Measuring ontology awareness of model differencing approaches. on-hold