MODELS 2017 EXE and MDETools

MODELS continues to be the best modeling conference in the world.  It has a good mix of academic and industrial involvement.  Satellite workshops with special focus precede the larger conference.  xtUML and Shlaer-Mellor development are perennially represented.  This year Cortland Starrett served on the program committee for the EXE (Executable Modeling) workshop and participated as
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Model-Based Testing of Self-Driving Cars

Self-driving cars pose challenges to testing. The quantity and magnitude of sensor inputs create an enormous test vector space. Traditional manual testing methods are inadequate to cover this multi-dimensional vector space with test cases. To address this challenge model-based techniques are applied to manage the testing complexity. Abstraction and automation increase the productivity of test
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xtUML Day 2017 UK

xtUML Day 2017 UK is in the books! Thank you to all participants for making the event an overwhelming success. Presentations and discussions included moving toward a unified Mellor/Carter method (changes to polymorphic events and referential identifiers), ideas about improved user experience, and discussion of a type system in xtUML. Check out the presentations at:
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BridgePoint is built and tested under Jenkins (heir to Hudson). Maven and Tycho do the heavy lifting for the builds. JUnit drives more than 7000 unit tests. A combination of shell scripts runs a set of round-trip import/export/compare tests. Results are automatically published to the nightly build site (