Modeling Education

Educators from Shinshu University, IOT University and Nagano Prefecture secondary schools met at Minowa Junior High School in the city of Ina, Nagano, Japan. The topic of discussion included modeling and model-driven development (MDD) teaching methods. In Japan, modeling in various forms is being introduced into elementary and secondary education. One example project involves modeling
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MDD at Shinshu U

The xtUML Modeling, Execution and Translation class held its first session at the Toyo Research Laboratory in Karuizawa, Japan this week. Professor Mizue Kayama of Shinshu University and Professor Takashi Nagai of IOT University joined together with their students. The course syllabus includes: Day 1:  Introduction, Assessment, Overview, Types, Variables, Domains and Abstraction Day 2: 
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xtUML Days 2019 In Motion

The conference has come and gone. We had a great mix of practitioners, methodologists, educators and fans. The week started with a reception dinner where we had an excellent menu and an upstairs room to ourselves. The conference proper featured presentations, debates and a panel discussion. Pictured here is the keynote speaker, Takao Futagami. Expect
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Shlaer-Mellor Runtime

Stephen and Sally never supplied a pre-packaged “Shlaer-Mellor Runtime Engine” in the form of operating system or middleware services. Instead, they defined rules for the execution of domains modeled using the Shlaer-Mellor Method. Examples included the Time and Event Rules, such as, “Event ordering shall be maintained between sender/receiver pairs.” (Which tacitly implies that ordering
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