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Mens Tom

Université de Mons - UMONS > Faculté des Sciences > Service de Génie Logiciel

Université de Mons - UMONS > Faculté des Sciences > Génie Logiciel

Université de Mons - UMONS > Faculté des Sciences > FS - Service du Doyen

ORCID
0000-0003-3636-5020

Main Referenced Co-authors
DECAN, Alexandre  (49)
CONSTANTINOU, Eleni  (23)
Goeminne, Mathieu  (21)
Claes, Maelick  (19)
Van Der Straeten, Ragnhild  (17)
Main Referenced Keywords
software evolution (51); software ecosystem (22); software engineering (19); open source software (12); software maintenance (12);
Main Referenced Unit & Research Centers
CREMMI - Modélisation mathématique et informatique (61)
Main Referenced Disciplines
Computer science (275)
Electrical & electronics engineering (194)
Library & information sciences (11)
Architecture (2)
Physics (2)

Publications (total 290)

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Mens, T., Guéhéneuc, Y.-G., Fernández-Ramil, J., & D'Hondt, M. (01 July 2010). Software Evolution: Maintaining Stakeholders' Satisfaction in a Changing World - Guest Editor's Introduction. IEEE Software, 27 (4), 22-25. doi:10.1109/MS.2010.100 https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12907/2664
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Mens, T., & Tourwé, T. (2004). A Survey of Software Refactoring. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering. https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12907/20050

Foundjem, A., Constantinou, E., Mens, T., & Adams, B. (18 June 2022). A mixed-methods analysis of micro-collaborative coding practices in OpenStack. Empirical Software Engineering, 27 (5). doi:10.1007/s10664-022-10167-w
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Decan, A., Mens, T., Rostami Mazrae, P., & Golzadeh, M. (2022). On the Use of GitHub Actions in Software Development Repositories. In Proceedings of 38th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME). IEEE.
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Zerouali, A., Mens, T., Decan, A., & De Roover, C. (30 May 2022). On the Impact of Security Vulnerabilities in the npm and RubyGems Dependency Networks. Empirical Software Engineering, 27 (107), 45. doi:10.1007/s10664-022-10154-1
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Golzadeh, M., MENS, T., DECAN, A., Constantinou, E., & Chidambaram, N. (26 May 2022). Recognizing bot activity in collaborative software development. IEEE Software, 39 (5), 56-61. doi:10.1109/ms.2022.3178601
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Wessel, M., Mens, T., & Wagner, S. (09 May 2022). Message from the BotSE 2022 Organizers. Paper presented at International Workshop on Bots in Software Engineering (BotSE 2022).

Golzadeh, M., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2022). On the rise and fall of CI services in GitHub. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering (SANER). Honolulu, Unknown/unspecified: IEEE.
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Golzadeh, M., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2022). On the rise and fall of CI services in GitHub. 29th IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering (SANER), Honolulu, Hawai, 2022.
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Businge, J., Zerouali, A., Decan, A., Mens, T., Demeyer, S., & De Roover, C. (2022). Variant Forks - Motivations and Impediments. In 29th IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering (SANER). IEEE.
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Golzadeh, M., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (08 December 2021). On the evolution of CI usage and GitHub Actions. Paper presented at BENEVOL - 20th Belgium-Netherlands Software Evolution Workshop, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.

Golzadeh, M., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (02 December 2021). A ground-truth dataset and classification model for detecting bots in GitHub issue and PR comments. Paper presented at Groupe de Travail Vélocité Logicielle, Paris, France.

Coppens, A., Mens, T., & Gallas, M.-A. (2021). Integrating Virtual Reality During the Architectural Design Process: a Survey to Identify Practitioner Needs. In Proc. of the Conference CIB W78 2021, 11-15 October 2021, Luxembourg. Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST).
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Decan, A., Mens, T., Zerouali, A., & De Roover, C. (2021). Back to the Past - Analysing Backporting Practices in Package Dependency Networks. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering. doi:10.1109/TSE.2021.3112204
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Businge, J., Decan, A., Zerouali, A., Mens, T., & Demeyer, S. (2021). An Empirical Investigation of Forks as Variants in the npm Package Distribution. In Proceedings of the 19th Belgium-Netherlands Software Evolution Workshop. CEUR-WS.org.
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Golzadeh, M., Decan, A., Constantinou, E., & Mens, T. (2021). Identifying bot activity in GitHub pull request and issue comments. In 2021 IEEE/ACM Third International Workshop on Bots in Software Engineering (BotSE). IEEE.
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Golzadeh, M., Decan, A., Legay, D., & Mens, T. (04 June 2021). A ground-truth dataset and classification model for detecting bots in GitHub issue and PR comments. Paper presented at 3rd Workshop on Bots in Software Engineering (BotSE), Madrid, Spain.

Legay, D., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2021). A Quantitative Assessment of Package Freshness in Linux Distributions. In 2021 IEEE/ACM 4th International Workshop on Software Health in Projects, Ecosystems and Communities (SoHeal). IEEE.
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Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2021). Lost in Zero Space - An Empirical Comparison of 0.y.z Releases in Software Package Distributions. Science of Computer Programming. doi:10.1016/j.scico.2021.102656
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Golzadeh, M.* , Decan, A.* , & Mens, T.*. (2021). Evaluating a bot detection model on git commit messages. In Proceedings of the 19th Belgium-Netherlands Software Evolution Workshop. CEUR-WS.org.
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* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Golzadeh, M., Decan, A., Constantinou, E., & Mens, T. (2021). Identifying bot activity in GitHub pull request and issue comments. In Proceedings of 3rd Workshop on Bots in Software Engineering (BotSE). IEEE.
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Jansen, T., Abou Khalil, Z., Constantinou, E., & Mens, T. (2021). Does the duration of rapid release cycles affect the bug handling activity? Paper presented at 4th International ICSE Workshop on Software Health, Madrid, Spain.

Mens, T., Quenon, A., Georlette, V., & Lefevere, J. (2021). La recherche à l'UMONS : l'institut INFORTECH.

Abou Khalil, Z., Constantinou, E., Mens, T., & Duchien, L. (2021). On the impact of release policies on bug handling activity: A case study of Eclipse. Journal of Systems and Software. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2020.110882
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Golzadeh, M., Decan, A., Legay, D., & Mens, T. (02 February 2021). A ground-truth dataset and classification model for detecting bots in GitHub issue and PR comments. Journal of Systems and Software, 175. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2021.110911
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Zerouali, A., Mens, T., Decan, A., Gonzalez-Barahona, J., & Robles, G. (2021). A multi-dimensional analysis of technical lag in Debian-based Docker images. Empirical Software Engineering. doi:10.1007/s10664-020-09908-6
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Coppens, A., Mens, T., & Gallas, M.-A. (2021). Integrating Virtual Reality During the Architectural Design Process: a Survey to Identify Practitioner Needs. Paper presented at CIB W78, Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

Zerouali, A., Mens, T., & De Roover, C. (07 January 2021). On the usage of JavaScript, Python and Ruby packages in Docker Hub images. Science of Computer Programming, 207, 102653. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scico.2021.102653
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Legay, D., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (03 December 2020). A mixed-method approach to analysing package freshness in Linux distributions. Paper presented at Belgium-Netherlands Software Evolution Workshop (BENEVOL), Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

Coppens, A., Mens, T., & Gallas, M.-A. (2020). Modélisation Paramétrique en Réalité Virtuelle. Paper presented at SCAN20 « Culture numérique et conception architecturale ... Retour vers le Futur », Bruxelles , Belgium. doi:10.1051/shsconf/20208203005

Legay, D., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2020). On Package Freshness in Linux Distributions. Paper presented at IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, Adelaïde, Australia.

Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2020). Sismic - A Python library for statechart execution and testing. SoftwareX. doi:10.1016/j.softx.2020.100590
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Mens, T. (09 September 2020). Is my software ecosystem healthy? It depends! Paper presented at International Conference on the Quality of Information and Communications Technology, virtuel, Portugal.

Mens, T. (01 July 2020). On the fragility of open source software packaging ecosystems. Paper presented at Seminar on Advanced Tools and Techniques for Software Evolution, Amsterdam (virtual), Netherlands.

Golzadeh, M., Legay, D., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2020). Bot or not? Detecting bots in GitHub pull request activity based on comment similarity. Paper presented at BotSE20: ICSE Workshop on Bots in Software Engineering, Seoul, South Korea.

Legay, D., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2020). On the usage of badges in open source packages in GitHub. Paper presented at Belgium-Netherlands Software Evolution Workshop, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Decan, A., Constantinou, E., Mens, T., & Rocha, H. (10 March 2020). GAP: Forecasting commit activity in git projects. Journal of Systems and Software, 165. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2020.110573
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Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2020). How Magic Is Zero? An Empirical Analysis of Initial Development Releases in Three Software Package Distributions. Paper presented at SoHeal 2020 : 3rd International Workshop on Software Health, Seoul, South Korea.

Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2020). GAP: Forecasting Commit Activity in git Projects: Replication Package. doi:10.5281/zenodo.3666047

Mens, T. (01 February 2020). Comparing dependency issues across software package distributions. Paper presented at Free Open Source Developers Meeting (FOSDEM 2020), Brussels, Belgium.

Mens, T. (31 January 2020). Technical Lag: Measuring the outdatedness, vulnerability and bugginess of software. Paper presented at CHAOSSCon Europe 2020, Brussels, Belgium.

Abou Khalil, Z., Constantinou, E., Mens, T., Duchien, L., & Quinton, C. (2019). A Longitudinal Analysis of Bug Handling Across Eclipse Releases. In 2019 IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME) (pp. 12). IEEE.
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Legay, D., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (28 November 2019). Towards an Understanding of the Impact of Badges in GitHub Repositories. Paper presented at Belgium-Netherlands Software Evolution Workshop, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Golzadeh, M., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2019). On the effect of discussions on pull request decisions. Paper presented at Belgium-Netherlands Software Evolution Workshop, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Legay, D., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (22 November 2019). Towards understanding the relation between badges and contributions in GitHub repositories. Paper presented at Grascomp Doctoral Day (GDD'19), UNamur, Belgium.

Golzadeh, M., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (22 November 2019). On the effect of discussions on pull request decisions. Paper presented at Grascomp Doctoral Day (GDD'19), UNamur, Belgium.

Zerouali, A., Cosentino, V., Robles, G., Gonzalez-Barahona, J., & Mens, T. (2019). A Tool to Analyze Packages in Software Containers. Paper presented at IEEE Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories, Montreal, Canada.

Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2019). What do package dependencies tell us about semantic versioning? IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering. doi:10.1109/TSE.2019.2918315
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Legay, D., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2019). On the impact of pull request decisions on future contributions. Paper presented at Belgium-Netherlands Software Evolution Workshop (BENEVOL), Delft, Netherlands.

Mens, T., Decan, A., & Spanoudakis, N. I. (04 April 2019). A method for testing and validating executable statechart models. Software and Systems Modeling, 18 (2), 837-863. doi:10.1007/s10270-018-0676-3
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Zerouali, A., Mens, T., Gonzalez-Barahona, J., Decan, A., Constantinou, E., & Robles, G. (2019). A formal framework for measuring technical lag in component repositories -- and its application to npm. Journal of Software: Evolution and Process. doi:10.1002/smr.2157
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Coppens, A., Mens, T., & Gallas, M.-A. (05 March 2019). Modélisation architecturale et réalité virtuelle. Paper presented at Mardi des Chercheurs 2019 (MdC2019), Mons, Belgium.

Zerouali, A., Mens, T., Robles, G., & Gonzalez-Barahona, J. (2019). On the Diversity of Software Package Popularity Metrics: An Empirical Study of npm. Paper presented at IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering, Hangzhou, China.

Zerouali, A., Mens, T., Robles, G., & Gonzalez-Barahona, J. (2019). On The Relation Between Outdated Docker Containers, Severity Vulnerabilities and Bugs. Paper presented at IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering, Hangzhou, China. doi:10.1109/SANER.2019.8668013

Zerouali, A., Cosentino, V., Mens, T., Robles, G., & Gonzalez-Barahona, J. (2019). On the Impact of Outdated and Vulnerable Javascript Packages in Docker Images. Paper presented at IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering, Hangzhou, China. doi:10.1109/SANER.2019.8667984

Mens, T. (19 February 2019). How to increase the technical health of your software? Paper presented at Business and Technology Club, InfoPole Cluster TIC, CETIC, Gosselies, Belgium.

Mens, T. (01 February 2019). Software Ecosystem Health. Paper presented at CHAOSSCon Europe 2019, Brussels, Belgium.

Decan, A., Mens, T., & Grosjean, P. (01 February 2019). An empirical comparison of dependency network evolution in seven software packaging ecosystems. Empirical Software Engineering, 24 (1), 381-416. doi:10.1007/s10664-017-9589-y
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Mens, T., Cataldo, M., & Damian, D. (01 January 2019). The Social Developer: The Future of Software Development [Guest Editors' Introduction]. IEEE Software, 36 (1), 11-14. doi:10.1109/MS.2018.2874316
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Constantinou, E., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (10 December 2018). Breaking the borders: an investigation of cross-ecosystem software packages. Paper presented at BENEVOL 2018, Delft, Netherlands.

Constantinou, E., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2018). Breaking the Borders: An Investigation of Cross-Ecosystem Software Packages. Paper presented at Belgium-Netherlands Software Evolution Workshop (BENEVOL), Delft, Netherlands.

Mens, T. (24 November 2018). On the health of the npm package ecosystem (and its potential impact on Drupal). Paper presented at DrupalCamp 2018, Ghent, Belgium.

Coppens, A., & Mens, T. (2018). Towards Collaborative Immersive Environments for Parametric Modelling. Paper presented at Cooperative Design, Visualization, and Engineering, Hangzhou, China. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-00560-3_44

Decan, A., Mens, T., & Constantinou, E. (2018). On the evolution of technical lag in the npm package dependency network. Paper presented at IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, Madrid, Spain.

Coppens, A., Mens, T., & Gallas, M.-A. (2018). Parametric Modelling Within Immersive Environments: Building a Bridge Between Existing Tools and Virtual Reality Headsets. Paper presented at 36th eCAADe (Education and research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe), Lodz, Poland.

Decan, A., Constantinou, E., & Mens, T. (04 July 2018). On the impact of security vulnerabilities in the npm package dependency network. Paper presented at Seminar on Advanced Tools and Techniques for Software Evolution (SATTOSE 2018), Athens, Greece.

Legay, D., Constantinou, E., Mens, T., Robles, G., & Gonzalez-Barahona, J. (04 July 2018). Perils of Identity Merging. Paper presented at Seminar on Advanced Tools and Techniques for Software Evolution (SATTOSE 2018), Athens, Greece.

Decan, A., Mens, T., & Constantinou, E. (2018). On the impact of security vulnerabilities in the npm package dependency network. Paper presented at IEEE Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories, Gothenburg, Sweden. doi:10.1145/3196398.3196401

Mens, T. (23 May 2018). Big Data Analytics of Software Ecosystem Health. Paper presented at INFORTECH Scientific Day, Mons, Belgium.

Zerouali, A., Constantinou, E., Mens, T., Robles, G., & Gonzalez-Barahona, J. (2018). An empirical analysis of technical lag in npm package dependencies. Paper presented at International Conference on Software Reuse; ICSR, Madrid, Spain.

Mens, T. (22 February 2018). La santé des écosystèmes des logiciels open source. Paper presented at FNRS Science Club 2018, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Constantinou, E., & Mens, T. (04 December 2017). Automatic link extraction: The good, the bad and the ugly in software ecosystem mining. Paper presented at BENEVOL 2017, Antwerp, Belgium.

Mens, T., Adams, B., & Marsan, J. (04 December 2017). Socio-Technical Analysis of Software Ecosystem Health. Paper presented at BENEVOL 2017, Antwerp, Belgium.

Constantinou, E., & Mens, T. (01 September 2017). An Empirical Comparison of Developer Retention in the RubyGems and npm Software Ecosystems. Innovations in Systems and Software Engineering, 13 (2-3), 101-115. doi:10.1007/s11334-017-0303-4
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Zerouali, A., & Mens, T. (2017). An Empirical Comparison of the Development History of CloudStack and Eucalyptus. Paper presented at International Conference on Smart Digital Environment (ICSDE'17), Rabat, Morocco. doi:10.1145/3128128.3128146

Mens, T., & Decan, A. (07 June 2017). Towards Laws of Software Ecosystem Evolution: An Empirical Comparison of Seven Package Dependency Networks. Paper presented at Seminar on Advanced Tools and Techniques for Software Evolution (SATTOSE 2017), Madrid, Spain.

Constantinou, E., & Mens, T. (03 June 2017). Socio-Technical Analysis of Developer Abandonment in the RubyGems Software Ecosystem. Paper presented at Seminar on Advanced Tools and Techniques for Software Evolution (SATTOSE 2017), Madrid, Spain.

Claes, M., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2017). Intercomponent dependency issues in software ecosystems. In Software Technology: 10 Years of Innovation in IEEE Computer. Wiley.

Meurice, L., Goeminne, M., Mens, T., Nagy, C., Decan, A., & Cleve, A. (2017). Analyzing the evolution of database usage in data-intensive software systems. In Software Technology: 10 Years of Innovation in IEEE Computer. Wiley.

Mens, T., Bagge, A. H., & Osman, H. (2017). Post-proceedings of the 8th Seminar on Advanced Techniques and Tools for Software Evolution. Paper presented at Seminar on Advanced Techniques and Tools for Software Evolution, Mons, Belgium.

Decan, A., Goeminne, M., & Mens, T. (2017). On the Interaction of Relational Database Access Technologies in Open Source Java Projects. Paper presented at SATToSE 2015, Mons, Belgium.

Constantinou, E., & Mens, T. (2017). Socio-Technical Evolution of the Ruby Ecosystem in GitHub. Paper presented at IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering, Klagenfurt, Austria.

Zerouali, A., & Mens, T. (2017). Analyzing the Evolution of Testing Library Usage in Open Source Java Projects. Paper presented at IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering, Klagenfurt, Austria.

Decan, A., Mens, T., & Claes, M. (2017). An Empirical Comparison of Dependency Issues in OSS Packaging Ecosystems. Paper presented at IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering, Klagenfurt, Austria.

Delplanque, J., Etien, A., Auverlot, O., Mens, T., Anquetil, N., & Ducasse, S. (2017). CodeCritics Applied to Database Schema: Challenges and First Results. Paper presented at IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering, Klagenfurt, Austria.

Constantinou, E., & Mens, T. (08 December 2016). Socio-technical Evolution and Migration in the Ruby Software Ecosystem. Paper presented at BENEVOL 2016, Utrecht, Netherlands.

Mens, T., & Constantinou, E. (08 December 2016). Software Ecosystem Evolution: It's Complex! Paper presented at BENEVOL 2016, Utrecht, Netherlands.

Constantinou, E., & Mens, T. (2016). Social and Technical Evolution of Software Ecosystems: A Case Study of Rails. Paper presented at European Conference on Software Architecture Workshops, Copenhagen, Denmark. doi:10.1145/2993412.3003384

Decan, A., Mens, T., & Claes, M. (2016). On the Topology of Package Dependency Networks: A Comparison of Three Programming Language Ecosystems. Paper presented at European Conference on Software Architecture Workshops, Copenhagen, Denmark. doi:10.1145/2993412.3003382

Mens, T. (2016). An Ecosystemic and Socio-Technical View on Software Maintenance and Evolution. Paper presented at IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States - North Carolina. doi:10.1109/ICSME.2016.19

Mens, T. (12 July 2016). Model-Based Testing of Executable Statecharts. Paper presented at Seminar on Advanced Tools and Techniques for Software Evolution (SATTOSE), .

Mens, T. (21 April 2016). Advanced Support for Executable Statechart Modelling. Paper presented at Journée INFORTECH, Mons, Belgium.

Decan, A., Mens, T., Claes, M., & Grosjean, P. (2016). When GitHub meets CRAN: An Analysis of Inter-Repository Package Dependency Problems. Paper presented at IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering, Osaka, Japan.

Brihaye, T., Boulanger, N., Grosjean, P., & Mens, T. (2016). COMPLEXYS - Research Institute for Complex Systems: Multidisciplinarity serving society. Belgian Research in Belgium.

Mens, T. (28 January 2016). Executable modeling and simulation of system software and processes. Paper presented at Journée COMPLEXYS, .

Mens, T. (2016). Anonymized e-mail interviews with R package maintainers active on CRAN and GitHub.

Mens, T., & Grosjean, P. (01 October 2015). The Ecology of Software Ecosystems. Computer, 48 (10), 85-87. doi:10.1109/MC.2015.298
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Goeminne, M., & Mens, T. (2015). Towards a survival analysis of database framework usage in Java projects. Paper presented at IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, Bremen, Germany.

Decan, A., Mens, T., Claes, M., & Grosjean, P. (2015). On the Development and Distribution of R Packages: An Empirical Analysis of the R Ecosystem. Paper presented at International Workshop on Software Ecosystems (IWSECO), .

Guéhéneuc, Y.-G., & Mens, T. (2015). Introduction to the special issue on software maintenance and evolution research. Empirical Software Engineering. doi:10.1007/s10664-015-9398-0
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Serebrenik, A., & Mens, T. (2015). Challenges in Software Ecosystems Research. Paper presented at International Workshop on Software Ecosystems (IWSECO), . doi:10.1145/2797433.2797475

Deshayes, R., & Mens, T. (2015). GISMO: A Domain-Specific Modelling Language for Executable Prototyping of Gestural Interaction. Paper presented at ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing System, Duisburg, Germany.

Meyers, B., Deshayes, R., Mens, T., & Vangheluwe, H. (01 June 2015). Generating Domain-Specific Property Languages with ProMoBox: Application to interactive systems. Paper presented at Workshop on Formal Methods in Human Computer Interaction (FoMHCI), Duisburg, Germany.

Claes, M., Mens, T., Di Cosmo, R., & Vouillon, J. (2015). A Historical Analysis of Debian Package Incompatibilities. Paper presented at IEEE Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories, Florence, Italy.

Pinna Puissant, J., Van Der Straeten, R., & Mens, T. (01 February 2015). Resolving model inconsistencies using automated regression planning. Software and Systems Modeling, 14 (1), 461-481. doi:10.1007/s10270-013-0317-9
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Mens, T., Claes, M., Tabout, N., & Grosjean, P. (2015). An Empirical Study of Identical Function Clones in CRAN. Paper presented at IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering, Montréal, Canada.

Mens, T. (01 January 2015). Evolving Software Ecosystems: A Historical and Ecological Perspective. NATO Science for Peace and Security Series - D: Information and Communication Security, 40, 170-192. doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-495-4-170
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Deshayes, R., Meyers, B., Mens, T., & Vangheluwe, H. (30 September 2014). ProMoBox in Practice : A Case Study on the GISMO Domain-Specific Modelling Language. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 1237, 21-30.
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Claes, M., Mens, T., & Grosjean, P. (2014). maintaineR: A web-based dashboard for maintainers of CRAN packages. Paper presented at IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, Victoria, Canada. doi:10.1109/ICSME.2014.104

Vasilescu, B., Serebrenik, A., Goeminne, M., & Mens, T. (10 August 2014). On the variation and specialisation of workload: A case study of the Gnome ecosystem community. Empirical Software Engineering, 19 (4), 955-1008. doi:10.1007/s10664-013-9244-1
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Mens, T., & Cleve, A. (08 August 2014). CSMR 2012 Special Issue - Guest Editorial. Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practice, 26 (8), 729. doi:10.1002/smr.1675
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Mens, T. (06 August 2014). Evolving Software Ecosystems. Paper presented at NATO Summer School on Dependable Software Systems Engineering, Marktoberdorf, Germany.

Claes, M., Mens, T., & Grosjean, P. (30 May 2014). Beyond R CMD check: Helping R developers to detect CRAN package conflicts. Paper presented at useR! 2014, Los Angeles, United States.

Mens, T. (20 May 2014). Challenges in Software Refactoring. Paper presented at Dagstuhl Seminar 14211 The Future of Refactoring, Dagstuhl, Germany.

Mens, T., & Goeminne, M. (2014). L'évolution des écosystèmes des logiciels libres et open source. In Evolution et maintenance des systèmes logiciels. Hermes-Lavoisier.

Mens, T., Bergmans, L., & Raemaekers, S. (01 March 2014). Preface of SQM 2014 Proceedings - 8th International Workshop on Software Quality and Maintainability. Electronic Communications of the EASST, 65.
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Mens, T., Bergmans, L., & Raemaekers, S. (01 March 2014). Software Quality and Maintainability 2014. Electronic Communications of the EASST, 65, 3. doi:10.14279/tuj.eceasst.0.901
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Goeminne, M., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2014). Co-evolving code-related and database-related changes in a data-intensive software system. Paper presented at IEEE CSMR-WCRE 2014 Software Evolution Week, Antwerpen, Belgium. doi:10.1109/CSMR-WCRE.2014.6747193

Mens, T., Claes, M., & Grosjean, P. (2014). ECOS: Ecological Studies of Open Source Software Ecosystems. Paper presented at IEEE CSMR-WCRE 2014 Software Evolution Week, Antwerpen, Belgium. doi:10.1109/CSMR-WCRE.2014.6747205

Claes, M., Mens, T., & Grosjean, P. (2014). On the maintainability of CRAN packages. Paper presented at IEEE CSMR-WCRE 2014 Software Evolution Week, Antwerpen, Belgium. doi:10.1109/CSMR-WCRE.2014.6747183

Bergmans, L., Raemaekers, S., & Mens, T. (2014). International Workshop on Software Quality and Maintainability. Paper presented at IEEE CSMR-WCRE 2014 Software Evolution Week, Antwerpen, Belgium. doi:10.1109/CSMR-WCRE.2014.6747224

Mens, T., Degrandsart, S., Demeyer, S., & Van den Bergh, J. (01 February 2014). A transformation-based approach to context-aware modelling. Software and Systems Modeling, 13 (1), 191-208. doi:10.1007/s10270-012-0239-y
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Serebrenik, A., & Mens, T. (2014). Emerging trends in software evolution. In T. Mens, A. Serebrenik, A. Cleve, T. Mens (Ed.), A. Serebrenik (Ed.), & A. Cleve (Ed.), Evolving Software Systems. Springer.

Vasilescu, B., Serebrenik, A., Mens, T., van den Brand, M. G. J., & Pek, E. (31 January 2014). How healthy are software engineering conferences? Science of Computer Programming, Volume 89, Part C, 251-272. doi:10.1016/j.scico.2014.01.016
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Mens, T., Serebrenik, A., Cleve, A., Mens, T. (Ed.), Serebrenik, A. (Ed.), & Cleve, A. (Ed.). (2014). Evolving Software Systems. Springer.

Mens, T., Claes, M., Grosjean, P., & Serebrenik, A. (2014). Studying Evolving Software Ecosystems based on Ecological Models. In T. Mens, A. Serebrenik, A. Cleve, T. Mens (Ed.), A. Serebrenik (Ed.), & A. Cleve (Ed.), Evolving Software Systems (pp. 297-326). Springer.

Mens, T., Claes, M., Drobisz, S., & Goeminne, M. (2013). Proceedings of BENEVOL 2013 Software Evolution Research Seminar: Extended Abstracts of the Research Presentations. Paper presented at BENEVOL 2013, Mons, Belgium.

Mens, T. (01 October 2013). Special Issue: Software Maintenance and Reengineering (CSMR 2011). Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practice, 25 (10), 1061-1062. doi:10.1002/smr.1555
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Serebrenik, A., Mens, T., & Guéhéneuc, Y.-G. (2013). Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance - ICSM 2013. Paper presented at ICSM 2013, Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Deshayes, R., Mens, T., & Palanque, P. (2013). A Generic Framework for Executable Gestural Interaction Models. Paper presented at IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing, San Jose, United States - California.

Goeminne, M., & Mens, T. (01 August 2013). A Comparison of Identity Merge Algorithms for Software Repositories. Science of Computer Programming, 78 (8), 971-986. doi:10.1016/j.scico.2011.11.004
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Mens, T., & Claes, M. (09 July 2013). Studying Evolving Software Ecosystems inspired by ecological models. Paper presented at Seminar on Advanced Tools and Techniques for Software Evolution (SATTOSE), Bern, Switzerland.

Schoreels, J., Deshayes, R., & Mens, T. (2013). KinectBalls: An Interactive Tool for Ball Throwing Games. Paper presented at INTETAIN 2013, Mons, Belgium. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-03892-6_11

Mens, T., Deshayes, R., & Palanque, P. (2013). PetriNect: A Tool for Executable Modeling of Gestural Interaction. Paper presented at IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing, San Jose, United States - California.

Claes, M., Mens, T., Grosjean, P., & Serebrenik, A. (2013). Modeling software evolution using biological evolution theories. Paper presented at ICSE-NIER, San Francisco, United States.

Vasilescu, B., Mens, T., & Serebrenik, A. (2013). A historical dataset of software engineering conferences. Paper presented at Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR 2013), San Francisco, United States.

Goeminne, M., Claes, M., & Mens, T. (2013). A historical dataset for Gnome contributors. Paper presented at Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR 2013), San Francisco, United States.

Claes, M., Mens, T., & Goeminne, M. (01 February 2013). Migration patterns of software ecosystem contributors: An empirical case study with Gnome. Paper presented at SOS-Evol (Seminar on Open Source Software Evolution), Bruxelles, Belgium.

Perez, J., Mens, T., & Kamseu, F. (2013). A pilot study on software quality practices in Belgian industry. Paper presented at European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering, .

Claes, M., Mens, T., & Grosjean, P. (2013). Towards an empirical analysis of the maintainability of CRAN packages. Paper presented at BENEVOL 2013, Mons, Belgium.
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Mens, T., & Goeminne, M. (2013). Analysing Ecosystems for Open Source Software Developer Communities. In Software Ecosystems: Analyzing and Managing Business Networks in the Software Industry. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Deshayes, R., Mens, T., & Palanque, P. (2013). PetriNect - A Generic Framework for Executable Modeling of Gestural Interactions.

Vasilescu, B., Serebrenik, A., Mens, T., & Goeminne, M. (03 December 2012). On the variation and specialisation of workload: A case study of the Gnome ecosystem community. Paper presented at BENEVOL, Delf, Netherlands.

Perez Garcia, F., Mens, T., Pinna Puissant, J., & Serebrenik, A. (17 November 2012). Evaluating Software Quality Practices in Europe: Preliminary Results. Paper presented at BENEVOL, Delf, Netherlands.

Perez Garcia, F., Pinna Puissant, J., Mens, T., Kamseu, F., & Habra, N. (2012). Software Quality Practices in Industry: A Pilot Study in Wallonia.

Deshayes, R., Jacquet, C., Hardebolle, C., Boulanger, F., & Mens, T. (2012). Heterogeneous Modeling of Gesture-Based 3D Applications. Paper presented at MPM'12 - 6th International Workshop on Multi-Paradigm Modeling, Innsbruck, Austria.

Deshayes, R., Jacquet, C., Hardebolle, C., Boulanger, F., & Mens, T. (01 October 2012). Modeling of Gesture-Based 3D Applications' in MPM'12 - 6th International Workshop on Multi-Paradigm Modeling. Paper presented at MPM'12 - 6th International Workshop on Multi-Paradigm Modeling, Innsbruck, Austria.

Mens, T. (12 September 2012). La compléxité et l'évolution logicielle. Paper presented at Journée COMPLEXYS, .

Deshayes, R., & Mens, T. (30 August 2012). PetriNect: Modeling gestural interactions with executable Petri nets. Paper presented at Safety-Critical Systems and Video Games: Contradictions and Commonalities (Workshop at Fun and Games), Toulouse, France.

Pinna Puissant, J., & Mens, T. (19 August 2012). Resolving Inconsistencies in Model-Driven Engineering using Automated Planning. Paper presented at Seminar on Advanced Tools & Techniques for Software Evolution (SATToSE), Koblenz, Germany.

Mens, T., & Perez Garcia, F. (01 August 2012). A survey on software quality practice: Pilot study in the Walloon region. Paper presented at Seminar on Advanced Tools and Techniques for Software Evolution (SATTOSE), .

Mens, T., Claes, M., Grosjean, P., & Serebrenik, A. (09 July 2012). Applying Biological Evolution to Software Ecosystems: A Case study with Gnome. Paper presented at BENEVOL, Delf, Netherlands.

Pinna Puissant, J., Van Der Straeten, R., & Mens, T. (02 June 2012). Badger: A Regression Planner to Resolve Design Model Inconsistencies. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 7349, 146-161. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-31491-9_13
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Deshayes, R., & Mens, T. (01 April 2012). UI modelling and recognition of 3D virtual scenes and objects. Paper presented at Bellairs Workshop on Computer Automated Multi-Paradigm Modelling (CAMPaM), Barbados.

Perez Garcia, F., & Mens, T. (28 March 2012). SECONDA: A tool for analysing software ecoystems. Paper presented at Seminar on Advanced Tools and Techniques for Software Evolution (SATTOSE), .

Mens, T., Cleve, A., & Ferenc, R. (2012). 16th European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering. Paper presented at 16th European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering, Szeged, Hungary.

Mens, T. (07 February 2012). On the complexity of software systems. Computer, 8, 79-81. doi:10.1109/MC.2012.273
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Mens, T. (03 February 2012). SECONDA: A tool for exploring software ecosystems. Paper presented at SOS-Evol (Seminar on Open Source Software Evolution), Bruxelles, Belgium.

Vandierendonck, H., & Mens, T. (2012). Techniques and Tools for Parallelizing Software. IEEE Software, 14-17. doi:10.1109/MS.2012.43

Goeminne, M., & Mens, T. (29 January 2012). An empirical study on the specialisation effect in Open Source communities. Paper presented at SOS-Evol (Seminar on Open Source Software Evolution), Bruxelles, Belgium.

Perez Garcia, F., Deshayes, R., Goeminne, M., & Mens, T. (2012). SECONDA: Software Ecosystem Analysis Dashboard. Paper presented at IEEE European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering, Szeged, Hungary.

Vanderose, B., Habra, N., Kamseu, F., & Mens, T. (2012). A feasibility study of quality assessment during software maintenance. Paper presented at Sixth International Workshop on Software Quality and Maintainability, Szeged, Hungary.

Mens, T., & Klein, J. (2012). Evolving Software: Introduction to the Special Theme. ERCIM News, (88), 8-9.

Deshayes, R., & Mens, T. (08 December 2011). Recognition and behaviour modelling of 3D virtual objects. Paper presented at BENEVOL, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Goeminne, M., & Mens, T. (01 December 2011). An empirical study on the specialisation effect in Open Source communities. Paper presented at BENEVOL, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Mens, T., & Deshayes, R. (01 December 2011). 3DGestState: Gestural interaction and reconstruction of 3D models. Quarterly Progress Scientific Report of the Numediart Research Program, 4 (1-4), 87-92.

Mens, T. (20 November 2011). Multi-Paradigm Modeling of HMI Applications. Paper presented at MoVES research seminar, Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium.

Deshayes, R., & Mens, T. (2011). Statechart modelling of interactive gesture-based applications. Paper presented at ComDeisMoto 2011 workshop, Lisbon, Portugal.

Mens, T. (08 June 2011). Etudes empiriques sur l'évolution de la qualité logicielle. Paper presented at 3èmes Journées du GDR Génie de la Programmation et du Logiciel (GPL), Lille, France.

Mens, T. (2011). Foreword. In Emerging Technologies for the Evolution and Maintenance of Software (pp. 1). IGI Global.

Mens, T., Vanderose, B., Doctors Lopez, L. A., & Kamseu, F. (2011). Etudes empiriques sur la qualité d'un logiciel lors de son évolution - l'approche MoCQA. Paper presented at GDR GPL 2011 - RIMEL, Lille, France.

Mens, T., & Goeminne, M. (2011). Analysing the evolution of social aspects of open source software ecosystems. Paper presented at International Workshop on Software Ecosystems (IWSECO), .

Pinna Puissant, J., Mens, T., & Van Der Straeten, R. (01 June 2011). Assessing the Kodkod Model Finder for Resolving Model Inconsistencies. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6698, 69-84.
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Pinna Puissant, J., Van Der Straeten, R., & Mens, T. (2011). Comparing Automated Planning Approaches for Model Inconsistency Resolution.

Pinna Puissant, J., & Mens, T. (09 April 2011). FB: A Fast-Backward Planner to Resolve Design-Model Inconsistencies. Paper presented at Seminar on Advanced Tools and Techniques for Software Evolution (SATTOSE), Koblenz, Germany.

Mens, T., & Goeminne, M. (07 April 2011). Understanding the evolution of software project communities. Paper presented at Seminar on Advanced Tools and Techniques for Software Evolution (SATTOSE), Koblenz, Germany.

Mens, T., & Vandierendonck, H. (01 April 2011). Averting the next software crisis. Computer, 44 (4), 88-90. doi:10.1109/MC.2011.99
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Mens, T. (2011). Les systèmes complexes.

Mens, T., & Goeminne, M. (2011). La complexité logicielle.

Goeminne, M., & Mens, T. (2011). Evidence for the Pareto principle in Open Source Software Activity. Paper presented at SQM 2011: Fifth Workshop on Software Quality and Maintainability, Oldenburg, Germany.

Mens, T., Winter, A., Kannellopoulos, Y., Mens, T. (Ed.), Kannellopoulos, Y. (Ed.), & Winter, A. (Ed.). (2011). Proceedings 2011 15th European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering: CSMR 2011. IEEE Computer Society.

Mens, T., Doctors Lopez, L. A., Habra, N., Vanderose, B., & Kamseu, F. (2011). QUALGEN: Modeling and Analysing the Quality of Evolving Software Systems. Paper presented at IEEE European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering, Oldenburg, Germany. doi:10.1109/CSMR.2011.50

Goeminne, M., & Mens, T. (04 February 2011). Evidence for the Pareto Principle in Open Source Software Activity. Paper presented at SOS-EVOL 2011 (Seminar on Open Source Evolution), Bruxelles, Belgium.

Pinna Puissant, J., Mens, T., & Van Der Straeten, R. (2010). Resolving Model Inconsistencies with Automated Planning. Paper presented at LWI 2010: 3rd Workshop on Living with Inconsistencies in Software Development, Antwerp, Belgium.

Cleve, A., Mens, T., & Hainaut, J.-L. (23 December 2010). Data-Intensive System Evolution. Computer, 43 (8), 110-112. doi:10.1109/MC.2010.227
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Goeminne, M., & Mens, T. (2010). A Framework for Analysing and Visualising Open Source Software Ecosystems. Paper presented at IWPSE-Evol, Antwerp, Belgium. doi:10.1145/1862372.1862384

Pinna Puissant, J., Mens, T., & Van Der Straeten, R. (2010). Automated Planning for Resolving Model Inconsistencies - A Scalability Study. Paper presented at ME 2010 International Workshop on Models and Evolution, Oslo, Norway.

Doctors Lopez, L. A., & Mens, T. (2010). Towards the Comparative Analysis of Evolving Libre Software Distributions Ecosystems. Paper presented at BENEVOL, Lille, France.

Hoste, M., & Mens, T. (2010). Modularizing and Evolving Applications using Scripting Modeling Languages. Paper presented at BENEVOL, Lille, France.

Mens, T., Guéhéneuc, Y.-G., Fernández-Ramil, J., & D'Hondt, M. (01 July 2010). Software Evolution: Maintaining Stakeholders' Satisfaction in a Changing World - Guest Editor's Introduction. IEEE Software, 27 (4), 22-25. doi:10.1109/MS.2010.100
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Perez, J., Crespo, Y., Hoffmann, B., & Mens, T. (01 July 2010). A case study to evaluate the suitability of graph transformation tools for program refactoring. International Journal on Software Tools for Technology Transfer, 12 (3-4), 183-199. doi:10.1007/s10009-010-0153-y
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Mens, T. (2010). Special Issue on Software Evolution: Guest Editors' Introduction. IEEE Software. doi:10.1109/MS.2010.108
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Hoste, M., & Mens, T. (2010). Visual Scripting Language. Paper presented at DYLA 2010: 4th Workshop on Dynamic Languages and Applications, Malaga, Spain.

Mens, T., Tamzalit, D., Hoste, M., & Pinna Puissant, J. (01 June 2010). Amélioration de la qualité de modèles. Une étude de deux approches complémentaires. Technique et Science Informatiques, 29 (4-5), 571-599. doi:10.3166/tsi.29.571-599
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Mens, T., Magee, J., & Rumpe, B. (01 May 2010). Evolving Software Architecture Descriptions of Critical Systems. Computer, 43 (5), 42-48. doi:10.1109/MC.2010.136
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Degrandsart, S., Demeyer, S., & Mens, T. (2010). Using Model Transformation to Facilitate Dynamic Context Adaptation. Paper presented at International Workshop on Future Trends of Model-Driven Development (FTMDD2010), .

Tamzalit, D., & Mens, T. (2010). Guiding Architectural Restructuring through Architectural Styles. Paper presented at Int''l Conf. Engineering of Computer-Based Systems, Oxford, Unknown/unspecified. doi:10.1109/ECBS.2010.15

Stephany, F., Mens, T., & Gîrba, T. (2010). Maispion: A Tool for Analysing and Visualising Open Source Software Developer Communities. Paper presented at Int''l Workshop Smalltalk Tools, . doi:10.1145/1735935.1735944

Mens, T. (2010). Model Transformation: A Survey of the State-of-the-Art. In Model Driven Engineering for distributed Real-Time Systems. Wiley.

Mens, T. (2009). The ERCIM Working Group on Software Evolution: the Past and the Future. Paper presented at Int''l Workshop Principles of Software Evolution, .

Fernández-Ramil, J., Izquierdo-Cortazar, D., & Mens, T. (2009). What Does It Take to Develop a Million Lines of Open Source Code? Paper presented at OSS conference, .

Mens, T. (2009). CSMR 2009 European Projects Track. Paper presented at European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering, .

Saval, G., Pinna Puissant, J., Heymans, P., & Mens, T. (2009). Some Challenges of Feature-based Merging of Class Diagrams. Paper presented at VaMoS workshop, .

Blanc, X., Mougenot, A., Mounier, I., & Mens, T. (01 January 2009). Incremental Detection of Model Inconsistencies Based on Model Operations. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5565, 32-46.
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Blanc, X., Mounier, I., Mougenot, A., & Mens, T. (2008). Detecting model inconsistency through operation-based model construction. Paper presented at Int''l. Conf. Software Engineering, .

Mens, T., & Demeyer, S. (2008). Software Evolution. Springer. doi:N10.1007/978-3-540-76440-3

Mens, T. (2008). Introduction and Roadmap: History and Challenges of Software Evolution. In Software Evolution. Springer. doi:N10.1007/978-3-540-76440-3

Stanciulescu, A., Vanderdonckt, J., & Mens, T. (2008). Colored Graph Transformation Rules for Model-Driven Engineering of Multi-Target Systems. Paper presented at GraMOT workshop, .

Van Der Straeten, R., Mens, T., & Van Baelen, S. (01 January 2008). Challenges in Model-Driven Software Engineering. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5421, 35-47.
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Mens, T., Fernández-Ramil, J., & Degrandsart, S. (2008). The evolution of Eclipse. Paper presented at Int''l Conf. Software Maintenance, .

Mens, T., Taentzer, G., & Mueller, D. (2008). Model-Driven Software Refactoring. In Model-Driven Software Development: Integrating Quality Assurance' co-edited by Joerg Rech and Christian Bunse. Idea Group Publishing. doi:10.4018/978-1-60566-006-6.ch008

De Leenheer, P., & Mens, T. (2008). Ontology Evolution: State of the art and future directions. In Ontology Management: Semantic Web, Semantic Web Services, and Business Applications (pp. 131-176). Springer.

Mens, T., Taentzer, G., & Runge, O. (01 September 2007). Analysing Refactoring Dependencies Using Graph Transformation. Software and Systems Modeling, 6 (3), 269-285. doi:10.1007/s10270-006-0044-6
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Van Der Straeten, R., Jonckers, V., & Mens, T. (01 June 2007). A formal approach to model refactoring and model refinement. Software and Systems Modeling, 6 (2), 139-162. doi:10.1007/s10270-006-0025-9
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Mens, T., & D'Hondt, M. (2007). Preface Proceedings of the ERCIM Working Group on Software Evolution. doi:10.1016/j.entcs.2006.09.010

De Leenheer, P., & Mens, T. (01 January 2007). Using Graph Transformation to Support Collaborative Ontology Evolution. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5088, 44-58. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-89020-1_4
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Folli, A., & Mens, T. (2007). Refactoring of UML models using AGG. Paper presented at ERCIM EVOL workshop, .

Allem, K., & Mens, T. (2007). Refactoring des modèles : concepts et défis. Paper presented at Journées IDM, .

Mens, T., & Van Der Straeten, R. (01 January 2007). Incremental Resolution of Model Inconsistencies. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4409, 111-127. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-71998-4_7
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Taentzer, G., Müller, D., & Mens, T. (01 January 2007). Specifying Domain-Specific Refactorings for AndroMDA Based on Graph Transformation. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5088, 104-119. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-89020-1_9
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Taentzer, G., Biermann, E., Bisztray, D., Bohnet, B., Boneva, I., Boronat, A., Geiger, L., Geiß, R., Horvath, Á., Kniemeyer, O., Mens, T., Ness, B., Plump, D., & Vajk, T. (01 January 2007). Generation of Sierpinski Triangles: A Case Study for Graph Transformation Tools. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5088, 514-539. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-89020-1_35
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Eden, A. H., & Mens, T. (01 June 2006). Measuring software flexibility. IEE Proceedings. Software, 153 (3), 113-125. doi:10.1049/ip-sen:20050045
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Mens, T., Van Gorp, P., Varró, D., & Karsai, G. (27 March 2006). Applying a Model Transformation Taxonomy to Graph Transformation Technology. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 152, 143-159. doi:10.1016/j.entcs.2005.10.022
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Mens, T., & Van Gorp, P. (27 March 2006). A Taxonomy of Model Transformation. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 152, 125-142. doi:10.1016/j.entcs.2005.10.021
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Favre, J.-M., Heckel, R., & Mens, T. (2006). 3rd International Workshop on Software Evolution Through Transformations: Embracing Change. Paper presented at International Conference Graph Transformation, .

Mens, T., Kniesel, G., & Runge, O. (2006). Transformation dependency analysis - a comparison of two approaches. Paper presented at Langages et Modèles à Objets, .

Czarnecki, K., Favre, J.-P., Gogolla, M., & Mens, T. (01 January 2006). Essentials of the 4th UML/MoDELS Workshop in Software Model Engineering (WiSME'2005). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3844, 151-158.
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Mens, T., & Tamzalit, D. (2006). Evolution d'Architectures à base de Composants par Transformation de Graphes. Paper presented at Journées CAL, Nantes, France.

Mens, T., Van Der Straeten, R., & D'Hondt, M. (01 January 2006). Detecting and Resolving Model Inconsistencies Using Transformation Dependency Analysis. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4199, 200-214. doi:10.1007/11880240_15
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Mens, T. (01 January 2006). On the Use of Graph Transformations for Model Refactoring. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4143, 219-257. doi:10.1007/11877028_7
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Du Bois, B., Demeyer, S., Verelst, J., Mens, T., & Temmerman, M. (2006). Does God Class Decomposition Affect Comprehensibility? Paper presented at IASTED Conf. on Software Engineering, .

Buckley, J., Mens, T., Zenger, M., Rashid, A., & Kniesel, G. (26 September 2005). Towards a taxonomy of software change. Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practice, 17 (5), 309-332. doi:10.1002/smr.319
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Mens, T., Van Eetvelde, N., Demeyer, S., & Janssens, D. (01 July 2005). Formalizing refactorings with graph transformations. Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practice, 17 (4), 247-276. doi:10.1002/smr.v17:4
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Mens, T., & Eden, A. H. (01 April 2005). On the Evolution Complexity of Design Patterns. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 127 (3), 147-163. doi:10.1016/j.entcs.2004.08.041
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Heckel, R., & Mens, T. (01 April 2005). Preface of Proceedings of the Workshop on Software Evolution through Transformations. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 127 (3), 1-3. doi:10.1016/j.entcs.2004.08.028
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Mens, T., Taentzer, G., & Runge, O. (01 April 2005). Detecting Structural Refactoring Conflicts Using Critical Pair Analysis. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 127 (3), 113-128. doi:10.1016/j.entcs.2004.08.038
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Mens, T., & Van Der Straeten, R. (2005). On the Use of Formal Techniques to Support Model Evolution. Paper presented at 1ères Journées sur l'Ingénierie Dirigée par les Modèles, .

Mens, T., Van Der Straeten, R., & Simmonds, J. (2005). A Framework for Managing Consistency of Evolving UML Models. In Software Evolution with UML and XML. United States: Idea Group Publishing. doi:10.4018/978-1-59140-462-0.ch001

Mens, T., Wermelinger, M., Ducasse, S., Demeyer, S., Hirschfeld, R., & Jazayeri, M. (2005). Challenges in Software Evolution. Paper presented at Eighth International Workshop on Principles of Software Evolution (IWPSE''05), Lisbon, Portugal.

Demeyer, S., Van Rysselberghe, F., Gîrba, T., Ratzinger, J., Marinescu, R., Mens, T., Du Bois, B., Janssens, D., Ducasse, S., Lanza, M., Rieger, M., Gall, H., & El-Ramly, M. (2005). The LAN-simulation: A Refactoring Teaching Example. Paper presented at Eighth International Workshop on Principles of Software Evolution (IWPSE''05), Lisbon, Portugal.

Mens, T., & Van Gorp, P. (2005). A Taxonomy of Model Transformations. Paper presented at Dagstuhl Seminar 04101 on Language Engineering for Model-Drieven Software Development, .

Mens, T., & Tourwé, T. (2004). A Survey of Software Refactoring. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering.
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Ebraert, P., D'Hondt, T., & Mens, T. (2004). Enabling Dynamic Software Evolution through Automatic Refactoring. Paper presented at International Workshop on Software Evolution Transformations, .

Mens, T., & Heckel, R. (01 January 2004). Workshop on software evolution through transformations: Model-based versus implementation-level solutions. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3256, 445-447.
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Van Der Straeten, R., Jonckers, V., & Mens, T. (01 January 2004). Supporting Model Refactorings through Behaviour Inheritance Consistencies. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3273, 305-319.
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Simmonds, J., Van Der Straeten, R., Jonckers, V., & Mens, T. (01 January 2004). Maintaining Consistency between UML Models Using Description Logic. L'objet: logiciel, bases de données, réseaux, 10 (2-3), 231-244.
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Mens, T., & Schurr, A. (01 January 2004). Workshop on graph-based tools. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3526, 439-441.
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Mens, T., & Tourwé, T. (01 January 2004). Aspect-oriented software evolution. ERCIM News, 58, 36-37.
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Mens, T., Fernández-Ramil, J., & Godfrey, M. (2004). Analyzing the evolution of large-scale software: Issue overview. Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practice.
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Mens, T., & Fabry, J. (26 September 2003). Language-independent detection of object-oriented design patterns. Computer Languages, Systems and Structures, 30 (1-2), 21-33. doi:10.1016/j.cl.2003.09.002
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Tourwé, T., & Mens, T. (01 March 2003). High-level Transformations to Support Framework-Based Software Development. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 72 (4), 34-45. doi:10.1016/S1571-0661(04)80624-8
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Mens, T., Wuyts, R., De Volder, K., & Mens, K. (01 March 2003). Declarative meta programming to support software development: Workshop report. Software Engineering Notes, 28 (2), 1-3.

Heckel, R., Mens, T., & Wermelinger, M. (01 March 2003). Software Evolution through Transformations: Preface and Workshop Summary. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 72 (4), 1-5. doi:10.1016/S1571-0661(04)80620-0
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Luk, S., Mens, T., & D'Hondt, T. (2003). Reducing network latency by application streaming. Paper presented at International Conference on Parallel Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications, .

Mens, T., & van Deursen, A. (2003). Refactoring: Emerging trends and open problems. Paper presented at International Workshop on REFactoring: Achievements, Challenges, Effects, .

Stoops, L., Verelst, K., Mens, T., & D'Hondt, T. (01 January 2003). High-speed migration by anticipative mobility. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2913, 500-510.
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Mens, T., Van Der Straeten, R., & Simmonds, J. (2003). Maintaining consistency between UML models using description logic. Paper presented at Workshop on Object-Oriented Reengineering, .

Van Belle, W., Mens, T., & D'Hondt, T. (01 January 2003). Using genetic programming to generate protocol adaptors for interprocess communication. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2606, 422-433. doi:10.1007/3-540-36553-2_38
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Mens, T., Van Der Straeten, R., Simmonds, J., & Jonckers, V. (01 January 2003). Using description logic to maintain consistency between UML models. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2863, 326-340.
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Tourwé, T., & Mens, T. (2003). Automated support for framework-based software evolution. Paper presented at International Conference on Software Maintenance, .

Mens, T., Demeyer, S., Du Bois, B., Stenten, H., & Van Gorp, P. (01 January 2003). Refactoring: Current research and future trends. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 82 (3).
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Janssens, D., Demeyer, S., & Mens, T. (2003). Case Study: Simulation of a LAN. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science.
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Tourwé, T., & Mens, T. (2003). Identifying refactoring opportunities using logic meta programming. Paper presented at European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering, .

Van Gorp, P., Stenten, H., Mens, T., & Demeyer, S. (2003). Enabling and Using the UML for Model Driven Refactoring. Paper presented at Workshop on Object-Oriented Reengineering, .

Van Gorp, P., Stenten, H., Mens, T., & Demeyer, S. (01 January 2003). Towards automating source-consistent UML Refactorings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2863, 144-158.
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Van Der Straeten, R., Simmonds, J., & Mens, T. (2003). Detecting Inconsistencies between UML Models Using Description Logic. Paper presented at Description Logics, .

Mens, T., Tourwé, T., & Munoz, F. (2003). Beyond the refactoring browser: Advanced tool support for software refactoring. Paper presented at International Workshop on Principles of Software Evolution, .

Mens, T., & Wermelinger, M. (30 October 2002). Separation of concerns for software evolution. Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practice, 14 (5), 311-315. doi:10.1002/smr.257
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Mens, T., Demeyer, S., & Janssens, D. (01 January 2002). Formalising Behaviour Preserving Program Transformations. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2505, 286-301. doi:10.1007/3-540-45832-8_22
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Mens, T. (01 January 2002). A State-of-the-Art Survey on Software Merging. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 28 (5), 449-462. doi:10.1109/TSE.2002.1000449
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Mens, T., & Lanza, M. (01 January 2002). A Graph-Based Metamodel for Object-Oriented Software Metrics. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 72 (2), 57-68. doi:10.1016/S1571-0661(05)80529-8
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Kniesel, G., Noppen, J., & Mens, T. (01 January 2002). Unanticipated software evolution. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2548, 92-106. doi:10.1007/3-540-36208-8_8
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Mens, T., & Galal, H. G. (2002). 4th Workshop on Object-Oriented Architectural Evolution. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. doi:10.1007/3-540-47853-1_12
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Mens, T., Schurr, A., & Taentzer, G. (01 January 2002). Graph-Based Tools: GraBaTs 2002. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 72 (2), 11-13. doi:10.1016/S1571-0661(05)80523-7
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Mens, T., & Arevalo, G. (01 January 2002). Analysing Object-Oriented Application Frameworks Using Concept Analysis. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2426, 53-63. doi:10.1007/3-540-46105-1_7
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Mens, K., Mens, T., & Wermelinger, M. (2002). Maintaining software through intentional source-code views. Paper presented at International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, . doi:10.1145/568760.568812

Heckel, R., Mens, T., & Wermelinger, M. (01 January 2002). Workshop on Software Evolution through Transformations: Towards Uniform Support throughout the Software Life-Cycle. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2505, 450-454. doi:10.1007/3-540-45832-8_35
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Stoops, L., Mens, T., & D'Hondt, T. (01 January 2002). Fine-Grained Interlaced Code Loading for Mobile Systems. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2535, 78-92. doi:10.1007/3-540-36112-X_6
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Mens, T., & Tourwé, T. (2001). A declarative evolution framework for object-oriented design patterns. Proceedings - Conference on Software Maintenance. doi:10.1109/ICSM.2001.972774
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Mens, T. (2001). A formal foundation for object-oriented software evolution. Proceedings - Conference on Software Maintenance. doi:10.1109/ICSM.2001.972769
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Mens, T., & Wermelinger, M. (2001). Formal foundations of software evolution: Workshop report. Software Engineering Notes. doi:10.1145/505482.505488

Mens, T. (01 January 2000). Conditional Graph Rewriting as a Domain-Independent Formalism for Software Evolution. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 1779, 127-143. doi:10.1007/3-540-45104-8_10
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Mens, T., & D'Hondt, T. (01 January 2000). Automating Support for Software Evolution in UML. Automated Software Engineering, 7 (1), 39-59. doi:10.1023/A:1008765200695
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Mens, K., Mens, T., Wouters, B., & Wuyts, R. (1999). Managing Unanticipated Evolution of Software Architectures. Lecture Notes in Computer Science.
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Mens, T., Lucas, C., & Steyaert, P. (01 January 1999). Supporting Disciplined Reuse and Evolution of UML Models. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 1618, 378-392. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-48480-6_29
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Gogolla, M., Mens, T., Kent, S., Richters, M., & Radfelder, O. (01 January 1999). Is It Possible to Express a Semantics of UML in UML?: The Meta-modelling Approach. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 1743, 45-49.
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Mens, T., Mens, K., Steyaert, P., & De Hondt, K. (01 January 1998). Combining Software Descriptions. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 1357, 274-275. doi:10.1007/3-540-69687-3_52
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Mens, T., & Mens, K. (01 January 1998). Assessing the Evolvability of Software Architectures. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 1543, 54-55. doi:10.1007/3-540-49255-0_7
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Mens, T., & Van Limberghen, M. (01 January 1996). Encapsulation and composition as orthogonal operators on mixins: A solution to multiple inheritance problems. Object Oriented Systems, 3, 1-30.
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Mens, T., & Janssens, D. (01 January 1996). Abstract semantics for ESM systems. Fundamenta Informaticae, 26 (3-4), 315-339. doi:10.3233/FI-1996-263405
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Mens, T., Mens, K., & Steyaert, P. (01 January 1994). OPUS: a Formal Approach to Object-orientation. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 873, 326-345. doi:10.1007/3-540-58555-9_103
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Mens, T., Mens, K., & Steyaert, P. (1994). OPUS: a calculus for modelling object-oriented concepts. Paper presented at Object-Oriented Information Systems, .

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