Re: Model repository



Re: Model repository

From: Pierre-Yves Schobbens <pys_at_info.fundp.ac.be>
Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2006 20:29:12 +0200
Message-Id: <6D130DE6-6B5C-4508-BA26-AD712F78CF76@info.fundp.ac.be>
Dear Bob & Jordi,

Please do synchronize your proposals. We need a unified library of  
test cases!
They should be available in the most common formats, which those days  
are probably XMI 2.1 and EML,
but I'd also recommend to have human readable formats like a PDF  
printout.


> 	De : 	  france@CS.ColoState.EDU
> 	Objet : 	RE: Help...Verify UML Design
> 	Date : 	27 juin 2006 19:14:09 GMT+02:00
> 	À : 	  greg.okeefe@anu.edu.au, puml-list@cs.york.ac.uk
> 	Cc : 	  bieman@CS.ColoState.EDU, chengb@cse.msu.edu
> 	Répondre à : 	  puml-list@cs.york.ac.uk
>
> Yes, such a repository is sorely needed.
> There is a project that aims to build such a model repository.  
> Betty Cheng,
> Jim Bieman and I recently received a National Science Foundation  
> planning
> grant to explore the development of a repository of models to support
> MDD-related research and education. There will be a website soon on  
> the
> project and I will keep this listed about its progress. If you're  
> interested
> in helping/contributing to the effort please contact me. We also  
> plan to
> discuss our ideas with attendees at MoDELS 2006.
>
> Robert
>
>
>> ===== Original Message From "Greg O'Keefe"  
>> <greg.okeefe@anu.edu.au> =====
>> On Sun, 2006-06-25 at 00:40, Islam Essam wrote:
>>
>>> Does any body could help me in finding such a sw UML
>>> design (includes Class Diagram, Sequence Diagram,
>>> State Diagram,...) to test/verify my tool on it???
>>>
>>
>> I do not have a model for you Islam, sorry.
>>
>> But I thought I'd grab this opportunity to jump on the soap-box again
>> and say:  We need a library of models!
>>
>> This would be point of comparison for different tools and approaches.
>>
>> Some of you might know about TPTP (thousands of problems for theorem
>> provers) which is enormously useful to the automated theorem proving
>> people. Linguists have huge databases ("corpus") of text.  The famous
>> model transformation example (classes -> database schema) was really
>> useful in this way.
>>
>> I have considered entering a sample of the toy models found in the  
>> UML
>> formalisation literature into EMF/UML2, which might be a useful
>> beginning.  It would be much better to obtain some real-life  
>> models from
>> industry though.
>>
>> Anyone interested?
>>
>> Greg O'Keefe
>> --
>> Computer Sciences Laboratory
>> Research School of Information Sciences and Engineering
>> RSISE Building 115
>> The Australian National University
>> Canberra ACT 0200
>> Australia
>>
>> T: +61-2-6125-8608
>> F: +61-2-6125-8651
>> E: greg.okeefe@anu.edu.au
>> W: http://rsise.anu.edu.au/~okeefe

Le 27-juin-06 à 13:36, Jordi Cabot Sagrera a écrit :

> Dear all,
>
> We were already considering to create a model repository for
> research and educational purposes. Therefore, we volunteer to
> start this project.  By the end of summer, we intend to have a
> simple web interface for loading and searching models.
>
> Any contributions/suggestions/requirements will be welcome.
>
> Regards,
> Jordi Cabot, Robert Clarisó and Daniel Riera
>
>
> Cordialment,
> Jordi Cabot Sagrera
> Professor dels Estudis d'Informàtica i Multimèdia
> Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
> jcabot@uoc.edu
> www.lsi.upc.edu/~jcabot
Received on Tue 27 Jun 2006 - 19:29:55 BST