Scientific Research Network
Foundations of Software Evolution

Belgian Symposium on Software Restructuring

Thursday 6 January 2005 - Het Pand, Gent

Most recent update by Tom Mens: December 1, 2004



The aim of this symposium is to bring together participants from academia and industry in order to discuss the state-of-the art in the domain of software restructuring. This covers a wide range of different topics, including (but not limited to): The symposium will be organised as a series of presentations on any of the above topics, with room for discussion after each presentation.



Het Pand
Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent

(Click on the link above for all information about Het Pand and how to reach it.)


For those we want to spend the night in Gent, hotel IBIS Opera lies at 10 minutes walking distance from the venue. If you want to reserve a room in this hotel, you can contact Herman Tromp for more information, or simply book a room via the internet.


Registration for the symposium is free. You can register via the online registration form. Please note that the number of places is limited, and that registrations will be processed on a "first come, first serve" basis. After registration you will receive a notification of registration. When your registration has been processed, you will receive a notification of acceptance (or, when the room capacity is exceeded, rejection).

Tentative Schedule

08:45 --- Opening (with coffee and tea) ---

09:15 Tom Mens, Welcome and introduction

09:30 Invited talk. Jean-Marie Favre, University of Grenoble.
Model driven engineering, transformations and restructuring

10:30 --- Coffee break ---

11:00 Kris De Schutter and Herman Tromp, Universiteit Gent.
Restructuring of legacy systems

11:30 Magiel Bruntink, Tom Tourwé, Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica, Amsterdam.
Isolating crosscutting concerns in system software

12:00 Bart Du Bois, University of Antwerp.
Refactoring - Improving coupling and cohesion of existing code

12:30 --- Lunch ---

14:00 Tom Mens, Université de Mons-Hainaut.
A formal approach to refactoring dependency analysis

14:30 Yves Vandewoude, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.
Tool support for dynamic state transfer

15:00 Thomas Cleenewerck, Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
Restructuring and implicit composition of transformations

15:30 --- Coffee break ---

16:00 Niels Van Eetvelde, Universiteit Antwerpen.
Formal support for specifying refactorings

16:30 Anthony Cleve, Jean Henrard, Jean-Luc Hainaut, Université de Namur.
Data-centered program migration through co-transformations

17:00 Theo D'Hondt or Tom Mens, Concluding remarks and future plans

17:30 --- Reception ---

This symposium is jointly organised by the