This volume starts with the paper written by Haim Kilov, a former academic (Stevens Institute of Technology, USA), who works as an adviser for businesses applying modelling. This paper combines and expresses the opinions of modellers working in different domains and using different modelling techniques, and represents the essence of the contributions of industrial participants of our workshop series. They all talked of the need to recognise and accumulate patterns and abstractions, and of the importance of ensuring that definitions are easily understandable by users. H. Kilov gives a historical example of specifications of insurance business showing that a complex specification is not a quality specification. The author calls on modellers to think clearly, separate essentials from specifics, avoid complexity and eschew tacit assumptions.
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