The workshop was cancelled due to low number of submissions.

Deadline extension: The deadline for submissions has been extended to 14th April 2011.

The 3rd International Workshop on Model-Driven Product Line Engineering (MDPLE 2011)
will be held on 7th June 2011 in conjunction with the
7th European Conference on Modelling Foundations and Applications (ECMFA 2011)


The fundamental premise of product line engineering (PLE) is that the investment in a family of products pays off later by allowing systematic, efficient derivation of products. This should be automated as much as possible, which can be achieved via model-driven engineering (MDE) techniques.

Research in PLE and MDE has many intersections. PLE leverages MDE to specify variability, domain concepts, configurations and more. (Semi-) automated product derivation requires mappings between the models on different abstraction layers and model transformations to derive an implementation from a configuration.

In addition, latest research shows the increasing need for concepts to deal with very large and evolving systems. Product lines can no longer rely on an immutable scope but need to be considered as evolving systems which can span over organizational boundaries. Thus, there is a need to investigate latest concepts from MDE like model-driven evolution and co-evolution, consistency management, multi-paradigm modelling, etc.

In this workshop we aim to bring together researchers and practitioners to foster the exchange of concepts and ideas be­tween them to address these challenges.


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