ADAM Project-Team

University Lille 1 & Inria

The ADAM project-team ended on 31 December 2013. The follow-up team is Spirals.


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The ADAM Team

With the increasing need of self-managed systems and the emergence of multi-scale environments, software developers need to cope with variability. Software must be developed to be adapted and reconfigured automatically on heterogeneous platforms in accordance with the unavoidable evolution of information and communication technologies. Therefore, the adaptation is now considered as a first-class problem that must be take into account throughout the software life-cycle.

An adaptive system is a software-intensive system that can adjust and respond to changes in its environment, evolving requirements, removal of obsolete technologies or introduction of new technologies, and new knowledge. The objective of the ADAM project team is to provide a set of paradigms, approaches and frameworks based on advanced software engineering techniques such as CBSE (Component-Based Software Engineering), AOSD (Aspect-Oriented Software Development) or CAC (Context-Aware Computing) to build distributed adaptive software systems involving multi-scale environments and to take into account the adaptation all along the software life-cycle. We propose to follow two research directions: The definition of adaptable component frameworks for middleware and the design of distributed applications for adaptive platforms.

ADAM is a joint project-team between Inria and University Lille 1 within LIFL (UMR 8022 CNRS-Lille 1-Lille 3-Inria).

The ADAM project-team originates from the INRIA Jacquard project (2003-2006).


  • 2013/12/09: Ceremony for the PRES ULNF International Research Thesis Award 2013 granted to Gabriel Tamura for his PhD Thesis - U. Lille 1, Building P3, Maxwell Amphitheater
  • 2013/12/05: Rémi Druilhe PhD defense
  • 2013/11/27: Maria Gomez Lacruz received the Best Poster Award at the Welcome PhD session organized by PRES UNLF
  • 2013/11/04: Filip Krikava joins ADAM
  • 2013/10/29: The ApiSwarm project is selected in the context of the Windows Azure Research Award Program
  • 2013/10/15: Maria Gomez Lacruz joins ADAM
  • 2013/10/01: Maxime Colmant, Vincenzo Musco, Loïc Huertas and Bo Zhang join ADAM
  • 2013/09/01: Daniel Le Berre and Jifeng Xuan join ADAM
  • 2013/07/05: Russel Nzekwa PhD defense