Description

Leader of the group Software Analysis and Transformation: Jurgen Vinju.

SWAT studies software systems: their design, construction and evolution. Our mission is to learn to understand software systems and to improve their quality. In particular, we study the causes of software complexity – a major cause of technology failure in society – and investigate how complex systems can be made simpler and more reliable. We analyze and visualize software systems, transforming them into better versions of themselves. We also generate new software with the goal of simplifying it through automation and abstraction. We keep our feet on the ground by working with corporate IT departments on streamlining their software systems and making them more reliable. Putting our ideas into practice is the best way to ensure they work.

Vacancies

Postdoc on the subject of hybrid polystore query language design and implementation

TYPHON is an EU H2020 project, which aims at providing an industry-validated methodology and integrated technical offering for designing, developing, querying, evolving, analysing and monitoring scalable hybrid data persistence architectures that will meet the growing scalability and heterogeneity requirements of the European industry. Designing and deploying a hybrid data persistence architecture that involves a combination of relational and NoSQL databases, and which can manage different types of structured and textual data (polystores for conciseness), is a complex, technically challenging, and error-prone task.

News

SIG wins ICTRegie Award

On Wednesday the Software Improvement Group (SIG) won the ICTRegie Award. The CWI spin-off SIG analyses any software source code in an automated manner. The company maps out the quality of the system, measures the changeability and assesses the situation. All based on automated analysis of source code. Paul Klint, Tobias Kuipers, Arie van Deursen and Marjo Wildvank are the founders of SIG.

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Jan van Eijck appointed NIAS Fellow

Jan van Eijck has been appointed NIAS fellow on 1 September 2006. For five months he will be engaged in research on Games, Action and Social Software at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS) in Wassenaar. During this period, scientists from different disciplines - philosophy, logic, computer science, psychology, and economics - collaborate in an intensive interactive setting to find a more unified view of social mechanisms.

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Members

Associated Members

Publications

Software

Current projects with external funding

  • Adviseren en verrichten van onderzoek naar de functionele en niet-functionele eigenschappen van een deel van ING\'s IT-infrastructuur
  • Enterprise software engineering
  • Live Game Design
  • Developer-Centric Knowledge Mining from Large Open-Source Repositories (CROSSMINER)
  • Model Extraction for Re-engineering Traditional Software (MERITS)

Related partners

  • Dutch Game garden
  • Firebrush Studios
  • IC3D Media
  • ING Bank
  • Ludomotion
  • Hogeschool van Amsterdam
  • Technische Universiteit Delft