Dear CHOOSE Members,
Please note that the early registration deadline for this event is
Friday, April 1st.
Call for Participation - CHOOSE Forum - Bern - April 11 - Tools for
Managing Software Complexity
On-line registration and a preliminary program for this event are now
available on the CHOOSE web site:
Topic: State of the Art in Tools for Managing Software Complexity
Date: Monday April 11. Full day
Location: Allegro Grand Casino Kursaal Bern
NB: The CHOOSE General Assembly and Elections to the Executive Board
will be held at the start of the lunch break.
Modern software systems are increasingly large, complex, heterogeneous
and open. Developers and maintainers are increasingly turning towards
advanced tools and environments to help them manage this complexity.
But what do these tools offer? What is the state-of-the-art in such
tools? And do they really help developers with the problems they are
This CHOOSE Forum will offer a series of presentations of
state-of-the-art tools for managing, maintaining, analyzing and
reengineering complex software systems. The day will conclude with a
session in which developers in charge of complex software systems will
have the opportunity to assess and evaluate the state-of-the-art.
The day also includes the CHOOSE General Assembly, including reports
from the President and the Treasurer, and elections for the CHOOSE
8.15 - 9.00 Registration and Coffee
9.00 - 09:15 Oscar Nierstrasz, CHOOSE President
Michele Lanza, CHOOSE Forum Program Chair
9:15 - 10.00 Erich Gamma, IBM Research, Switzerland
"Eclipse - built to last"
10.00 - 10.30 Coffee Break
10:00 - 10.30 Prof. Margaret-Anne Storey, University of Victoria, Canada
"Creole - On-demand visualization to support program
10:30 - 11:00 Thomas Zimmermann, Saarland University, Germany
"eRose - Guiding programmers in Eclipse"
11:30 - 12:00 Tudor Gîrba, University of Bern, Switzerland
"Moose - An extensible and collaborative Reengineering
12:00 - 13.30 CHOOSE General Assembly
Open Space Demonstrations
13:30 -14:00 Prof. Radu Marinescu, TU Timisoara, Romania
"iPlasma - An Integrated Platform for Quality Assessment
of Object-Oriented Design"
14:00 - 14:30 Prof. Rainer Koschke, University of Bremen, Germany
"Bauhaus: Architecture-Centric Software Development and
14:30 - 15:00 Dr. Walter Bischofsberger, Software Tomography,
"Sotograph - Easing Complexity with Structure, Evolution
and Quality Analyses"
15:00 - 15:30 Georgios Koutsoukos, ATX Software, Portugal
"L-CARE: A Legacy Reengineering Environment"
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
Open Space Demonstrations
16:00 - 17:15 Panel
Evaluating Tools for Managing Software Complexity
- Present and Future
Agenda for the CHOOSE General Assembly
Please note that the General Assembly will be held during the CHOOSE
Forum. All CHOOSE members are kindly invited to participate.
1. President's report. Activities since the last General Assembly.
2. Treasurer's report for 2004.
3. Elections to the CHOOSE Executive Board.
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