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Modeling for sustainability

Combemale, Benoit and Cheng, Betty and Moreira, Ana and Bruel, Jean-Michel and Gray, Jeff Modeling for sustainability. (2016) In: 8th IEEE/ACM International Workshop on Modeling in Software Engineering (MiSE 2016), 14 May 2016 - 22 May 2016 (Austin, Texas, United States).

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2896982.2896992

Abstract

Various disciplines use models for different purposes. While engineering models, including software engineering models, are often developed to guide the construction of a non- existent system, scientific models, in contrast, are created to better understand a natural phenomenon (i.e., an already existing system). An engineering model may incorporate scientific models to build a system. Both engineering and scientific models have been used to support sustainability, but largely in a loosely-coupled fashion, independently de- veloped and maintained from each other. Due to the in- herent complex nature of sustainability that must balance trade-offs between social, environmental, and economic con- cerns, modeling challenges abound for both the scientific and engineering disciplines. This paper offers a vision that synergistically combines engineering and scientific models to enable broader engagement of society for addressing sustain- ability concerns, informed decision-making based on more- accessible scientific models and data, and automated feed- back to the engineering models to support dynamic adap- tation of sustainability systems. To support this vision, we identify a number of research challenges to be addressed with particular emphasis on the socio-technical benefits of modeling.

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HAL Id:hal-01517387
Audience (conference):International conference proceedings
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Institution:French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT (FRANCE)
French research institutions > Institut National de la Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique - INRIA (FRANCE)
Other partners > Michigan State University - MSU (USA)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier - UPS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse - Jean Jaurès - UT2J (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse 1 Capitole - UT1 (FRANCE)
Other partners > Universidade Nova de Lisboa - UNL (PORTUGAL)
Other partners > University of Alabama (USA)
Other partners > Université de Rennes 1 (FRANCE)
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Deposited On:21 Apr 2017 08:21

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