Leo van Schooten graduated

On May 10, 2021 Leo van Schooten successfully defended his thesis on translating a DSL in use at Philips to specify and control X-ray capabilities to the language Dezyne, allowing for a less complex software generation process, and enabling the possibility to automatically verify correctness properties.

Big software project MERITS finished

The NWO Big Software project MERITS is finished. It investigated whether refactoring of legacy software is possible by automatic learning. The conclusion is that this is a bridge too far, but learning techniques are an effective means to get structural insight in software that is otherwise hard to obtain. Read the the full report.