Malvina Latifaj, Doctoral student

Malvina Latifaj is a Ph.D. student of computer science with a focus on model-driven engineering at Malardalen University, Vasteras, since June 2020. She received her B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Tirana in 2018, and her M.Sc degree in computer science with a specialization in software engineering within the Erasmus + ICM program, a joint double degree program between the Malardalen University, Sweden and Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albania in 2020.

She is a course assistant in the following courses: 
  • DVA444: Industrial Systems in Cloud Computing
  • CDT402: Distributed Software Development

Her research interests include model-driven engineering (MDE) with a focus on blended modeling. That includes the definition of higher-order model transformations(HOTs) to semi-automatically generate the synchronization infrastructure between the different syntaxes. 

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Latest publications:

Metamodel portioning for flexible and secure architectural views (Mar 2023)
Malvina Latifaj, Federico Ciccozzi, Antonio Cicchetti
IEEE International Conference on Software Architecture Companion Proceedings (MDE4SA@ICSA 2023)

Higher-Order Transformations for the Generation of Synchronization Infrastructures in Blended Modeling (Jan 2023)
Malvina Latifaj, Federico Ciccozzi, Mattias Mohlin
Frontiers in Computer Science (Front.Comput.Sci)

The path towards the automatic provision of blended modeling environments (Oct 2022)
Malvina Latifaj
ACM Student Research Competition (at MODELS) (ACM SRC)

Blended Graphical and Textual Modelling of UML-RT state-machines: an industrial experience (Jun 2022)
Malvina Latifaj, Federico Ciccozzi, Muhammad Waseem Anwar , Mattias Mohlin
15th European Conference on Software Architecture (ECSA 2021)

Blended Modeling in Commercial and Open-source Model-Driven Software Engineering Tools: A Systematic Study (Apr 2022)
István Dávid , Malvina Latifaj, Jakob Pietron , Weixing Zhang , Federico Ciccozzi, Ivano Malavolta , Alexander Raschke , Jan-Philipp Steghöfer , Regina Hebig
Software and Systems Modeling (SoSym)

Cross-Platform Blended Modelling with JetBrains MPS and Eclipse Modeling Framework (Apr 2022)
Malvina Latifaj, Hilal Taha , Federico Ciccozzi, Antonio Cicchetti
19th International Conference on Information Technology : New Generations (ITNG2022)