Once again we’ve taken part in the traditional Smalltalk conference ESUG (European Smalltalk User Group), this time in Maribor, Slovenia.
During the conference, two of our students presented their work related to modeling and Pharo on the IWST17 workshop.
Jan Blizničenko followed up on his Master thesis and presented Kendrick epidemiological modeling on top of our OpenPonk platform. (presentation, paper)
Peter Uhnák presented an approach generating instance models for running systems, and live visualization and debugging of object structures. (presentation, paper).
The second ELIXIR CZ annual conference will be held on 15 and 16 November 2017 and we are preparing to participate actively – to present our work, which we are doing in ELIXIR platform in cooperation with foreign colleagues. You will be able to browse the presentation on this site after the conference, now you can see the poster of the conference itself (below) and consider your participation. We are looking forward to meet you there!
Following our collaboration with the University of Antwerp (see our older post), two members of our research group, Marek Suchánek and Peter Uhnák, participated in the Normalized Systems Summer School 2017 in Antwerp. During this very exciting event they learned how to design, analyze, create and customize Normalized Systems and worked on their own projects related to the NS theory and tooling, specifically about visualization, evolvable documents and conceptual modelling. Together with Dr. Robert Pergl, prof. Jan Verelst and prof. Herwig Mannaert they also discussed further broadening and intensifying of the collaboration between CCMi & FIT CTU in Prague, the NSX spin-off and also Faculty of Applied Economics – the largest faculty of the University of Antwerp.
This opens new prospects of interesting theses topics, research projects and other challenging opportunities. We want to repeat NS Summer School with more students again the next year, as well as to improve and deepen our collaboration continually over time.
Are you interested? Please check theses offer page or contact us by email (perglr, suchama4) directly…
NS Summer School ’17 – professors & students
University of Antwerp – The Science Park (Darwin building)
University of Antwerp
University of Antwerp (inside)
As a part of our work within the ELIXIR-CZ and in cooperation with the ELIXIR-NL we are working on Data Stewardship Portal project, which aims to streamline and improve the creation of the Data Management plans primarily for scientific projects in the field of life sciences.
We’ve presented this project at the ELIXIR All Hands 2017 in Rome, where we introduced our approach and future plans during own (4 hour) workshop. Participants had the opportunity to try to work with a preliminary version of the portal as well as edit and create the content (the Knowledge Model). During the workshop as well as a previous poster session we’ve received not only positive feedback, but also interesting suggestions and ideas.
You can take a look at the workshop agenda with presentations, photos and our poster:
DS Portal Workshop
DSP Action Team
ELIXIR All Hands 2017 group photo
On Monday, 7. 11. 2016, we met once again at the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Centre for Conceptual Modelling and Implementation. During the formal part of the meeting participant presented themselves, their activity in the previous academic year and plans for the current one. Then we discussed about various topics in the field of conceptual modeling, software engineering, cooperation, research and teaching.
On the first ELIXIR CZ annual conference Robert Pergl and Marek Suchánek presented “Road to the FAIR Data”. For more information about ELIXIR CZ, our presentation and photos take a look below…
All lectures, papers and other materials from this year ESUG and IWST are now available on the site esug.org: esug.org/wiki/pier/Conferences/2016.
On 24th August, 2016 Robert Pergl with Peter Uhnák presented article about our open modelling platform OpenPonk, formerly known as DynaCASE, on this year’s conference ESUG (European Smalltalk User Group), which is held here in Prague at CTU, within IWST (International Workshop on Smalltalk Technologies) block. Even if you coudn’t attend the conference or just our presentation, you can take a look here.
The following day, Peter Uhnák presented platform OpenPonk itself during main schedule of ESUG 2016 conference. You can enjoy this presentation here as well.
We warmly invite you to this year’s conference of the European Smalltalk Users’ Group, which this year we host directly at the CTU in Prague. The event will take place soon, namely August 22nd to 26th, so do not hesitate to registrate. It is also a great opportunity for students, you can register as volunteers with the comment “local student volunteer.”
For more information about the event (including registration) visit the ESUG website.
We look forward to seeing you at ESUG’16!
Formetis Consultants, our Dutch industrial partner and sponsor invited our students working on enterprise engineering topics into their headquarters in Boxtel, The Netherlands. We presented our work, got valuable feedback and support from the CEO Steven van Kervel. Prof. Jan Dietz also came to see our progress. The involved topics were:
- The CIAO! App – a diploma thesis of Bc. Roman Lánský focused on designing a simple messaging and task management application based on the PSI theory and implementing a prototype.
- Transformation of DEMO models into BPMN – a diploma thesis of Bc. Ondřej Mráz, which continues the work of Štěpán Heller, MSc.: an effort to bring the DEMO rigour into the BPMN world and vice versa: providing an intuitive visualisation of DEMO transactions.
- Ongoing work on the Action Model in Formetis DEMO Engine done by Bc. Marek Skotnica as his diploma thesis.
- Bc. Peter Uhnák presented our DynaCASE project and we discussed the synergies with the DEMO Engine.
We also had a very nice social event with great Belgium beer! :-). Thank you, Formetis, for your kind support and hospitality!
Interested? Check the offered topics and/or contact firstname.lastname@example.org