The following articles may be of interest to you:

Starrett, Cortland.  xtUML:  Current and Next State of a Modeling Dialect as presented at the 2nd International Workshop on Executable Modeling at Models 2016 in Saint-Malo, France, October 3, 2016.

Håkan Burden, Rogardt Heldal, Toni Siljamaki.  “Executable and Translatable UML – How Difficult Can it Be?”  In APSEC 2011, 18th Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 5-8 December 2011.

Starr Leon. Time and Synchronization in Executable UML: Rules for Platform Independent Concurrency [Internet]. Version 1. Articulate UML. 2009 May 28.

Starr Leon. What is Executable UML?: And why it’s better than the typical UML [Internet]. Version 1. Articulate UML. 2008 Sep 25.

Demystifying UML by Stephen Mellor

Agile MDA by Stephen Mellor

xtUML Summary


Rules-based Code Generation

Using UML for Concurrent Design

Making Code Generation Real

Wikipedia Entry on executable UML