• 1418 Citations
1988 …2019

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I am fascinated and inspired by how systems work, in their composition from small interacting building blocks. This has always applied to computer systems; more and more I also include organisational and social systems in my sphere of interest, in particular where it concerns the university educational system.

After understanding why a system works, or doesn't work, the question of improvement arises. I usually do not take for granted that things must be the way they currently are, even after understanding why they are that way. Change, however, is not easily brought about: in software, the (lack of) maintainability stands in the way, in organisations it is typically inertia and lack of motivation for change.

External positions

Akademischer Rat

1 Sep 199330 Sep 1993

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Research Output

Contents for a Model-Based Software Engineering Body of Knowledge

Burgueño, L., Ciccozzi, F., Famelis, M., Kappel, G., Lambers, L., Mosser, S., Paige, R. F., Pierantonio, A., Rensink, A., Salay, R., Taentzer, G., Vallecillo, A. & Wimmer, M., 1 Dec 2019, In : Software and systems modeling. 18, 6, p. 3193-3205 13 p.

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    Rewriting Abstract Structures: Materialization Explained Categorically

    Corradini, A., Heindel, T., König, B., Nolte, D. & Rensink, A., 1 Jan 2019, Foundations of Software Science and Computation Structures: 22nd International Conference, FOSSACS 2019, Held as Part of the European Joint Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software, ETAPS 2019, Proceedings. Simpson, A. & Bojanczyk, M. (eds.). Cham: Springer Verlag, p. 169-188 20 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11425 LNCS).

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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
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    A tutorial on graph transformation

    König, B., Nolte, D., Padberg, J. & Rensink, A., 7 Feb 2018, Graph Transformation, Specifications, and Nets: In Memory of Hartmut Ehrig. Heckel, R. & Taentzer, G. (eds.). Springer, p. 83-104 22 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 10800).

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  • 3 Citations (Scopus)
    47 Downloads (Pure)

    Designing Reusable and Run-Time Evolvable Scheduling Software

    Orhan, G., Aksit, M. & Rensink, A., 28 Aug 2018, p. 339-373. 35 p.

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  • Effective Analysis of Attack Trees: A Model-Driven Approach

    Kumar, R., Schivo, S., Ruijters, E. J. J., Yildiz, B. M., Huistra, D. J., Brandt, J., Rensink, A. & Stoelinga, M. I. A., Apr 2018, Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Fundamental Approaches to Software Engineering (FASE 2018). Russo, A. & Schürr, A. (eds.). Springer, p. 56-73 18 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 10802).

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  • 8 Citations (Scopus)
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    Activities

    • 16 Oral presentation
    • 12 Organising a conference, workshop, ...
    • 2 Invited talk

    Educators Symposium 2019

    Fiona Polack (Chair), Arend Rensink (Chair)
    17 Sep 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

    What is Software Change?

    Arend Rensink (Speaker)
    12 Apr 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    11th International Conference on Model Transformation, ICMT 2018

    Arend Rensink (Chair), Jesús Sánchez Cuadrado (Chair)
    25 Jul 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

    Defining Software Change

    Arend Rensink (Speaker)
    Jan 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Symposium on Model-Ed, Test-Ed, Trust-Ed in honour of Ed Brinksma on the occasion of his 60th birthday, 2017

    Joost P. Katoen (Organiser), Rom Langerak (Organiser), Arend Rensink (Organiser)
    17 Oct 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising a conference, workshop, ...