Andreas Müller developed the smidump "cm" output driver, which generates UML class diagrams of MIB modules. This work was done as his student thesis under supervision of Jürgen Schönwälder and then published in a converence paper at IM 2001:

Moritz Bunkus developed the SPPI parser of libsmi as part of his student thesis:

At the IM 2003 conference a paper on XML technologies for network management, and especially a mapping of MIB definitions to XML Schema definitions has been presented:

An open source SNMP/XML gateway that implements the above mentioned MIB to XML Schema mapping has been designed and implemented as a Java Servlet by Jens Müller as part of his student thesis (available in german only):