Call for Papers
Workshop Motivation and Objectives
The Fifth International Model-Driven Requirements Engineering (MoDRE) workshop continues to provide a forum to discuss the challenges of Model-Driven Development (MDD) for Requirements Engineering (RE). Building on the success of MDD for design and implementation, RE may benefit from MDD techniques when properly balancing flexibility for capturing varied user needs with formal rigidity required for model transformations as well as high-level abstraction with information richness. MoDRE seeks to explore those areas of requirements engineering that have not yet been formalized sufficiently to be incorporated into a model-driven development environment. Reuse of requirements models and management of requirements at runtime become distinct possibilities with MDD and model transformations. This workshop intends to identify new challenges, discuss on-going work and potential solutions, analyze the strengths and weaknesses of MDD approaches for RE, foster stimulating discussions on the topic, and provide opportunities to apply MDD approaches for RE.
The workshop is co-located with the 23rd IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE 2015) in Ottawa, Canada, in August 2015. Accepted papers will become part of the workshop proceedings and will be submitted for inclusion into the IEEE Digital Library.
Lionel Briand is Professor (FNR PEARL chair) in software engineering and is Vice-Director at the Centre for ICT Security, Reliability, and Trust (SnT), University of Luxembourg. He is a highly regarded expert in the areas of software verification and model-driven engineering, performing research with strong and sustained industrial collaborations. He is an IEEE Fellow, and is the recipient of the IEEE CS Harlan Mills award, and the IEEE Reliability Society's engineer-of-the-year award.
Overview of Workshop Format
The format of the workshop reflects the goals of the workshop: constructive feedback for accepted workshop papers, collaboration, and community building. The workshop will be highly interactive with a few paper presentations, a keynote presentation currently planned for the pre-lunch session, and plenary brainstorming and general discussion sessions. The discussion topics are chosen based on the specific interests of the participants. The short presentations and the results of the brainstorming and discussion sessions are posted on the workshop website after the workshop.
All workshop participants are encouraged to attend a group dinner in the evening for further opportunities of community building and discussions.