Advanced Topics in Software-Engineering (SS2016)

Teaching Staff: Jens Grabowski, Patrick Harms, Steffen Herbold, Philip Makedonski, Verena Herbold, Fabian Korte, Xiaowei Wang, Ella Albrecht, Fabian Trautsch


  • 18.04.2016: The introduction session has passed. If you still want to join the course, please select one of the remaining topics which have been send around via mail to all students registered for the course in StudIP.


This seminar is a good extension to the lecture Software-Technik. It provides a possiblity to go into more details about specific subtopics of software engineering. The available topics will include but are not limited to:

  • Usability and Usability-Engineering
  • User-oriented Usability Testing
  • Expert-oriented Usability Evaluation
  • Web Analytics
  • Information Architecture
  • SOA – Service-oriented Architecture
  • UML-Tools and Code Generation
  • Model-driven Design and Architecture
  • Usage-based Testing
  • Defect Prediction
  • Design Pattern
  • Agent-based Simulation
  • Software Repository Mining
  • Unit Testing Metrics
  • Reliability-Engineering for Cloud Systems
  • Infrastructure Modeling and Deployment
  • Principles of Cloud Computing
  • Recent Trends in Cloud Computing


In the seminar, the students have to work out a selected topic, give a presentation, and write a summarizing report. The reports are due at July 18th, 2016. The registration deadline in FlexNow is May 15th, 2016.
The presentations will be scheduled for the end of the lecture period. Hence, there will be the introduction session on April 14th, 2016 and afterwards there will be no sessions during the semester until the presentations start. The start of the presentations depends on the number of presentations which will be scheduled after the FlexNow registration deadline.

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