This special section is the outcome of the graph transformation tool contest organised during the Graph-Based Tools (GraBaTs) 2008 workshop, which took place as a satellite event of the International Conference on Graph Transformation (ICGT) 2008. The contest involved two parts: three "off-line case studies" which were published before the contest, and to which solutions were submitted and reviewed; and a "live contest" for which the case description was only handed out during the event, and to which solutions had to be constructed during a single afternoon session. Here we briefly sketch the off-line cases, and the setup and topic of the live contest in somewhat more detail. We also evaluate the results of the workshop, and give some recommendations for future editions. Finally, we introduce the research papers appearing in this special section.
|Journal||International Journal on Software Tools for Technology Transfer|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|