Paper accepted for CLOUD COMPUTING 2015


Our paper "A Reliability Assessment Framework for Cloud Applications" has been accepted at the conference CLOUD COMPUTING 2015.
The paper is under the project Reliability Engineering for Cloud Computing Systems and Applications.
More details can be found here.

Overview of Examination Dates

The examination dates for the current semester are: The dates are always s.t., meaning exactly the given time. You should always be there latest 15 minutes ahead. If you are too late, you cannot participate in the examination. All further detailed information for an examination including announcements of potential changes will be distributed via the mailing lists of the respective course.

Extended Accreditation as ECDL Test Centre

With the end of 2014, our group has been reaccredited by the DLGI (Dienstleistungsgesellschaft für Informatik) as a Test Centre for the ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence) certification programme.

Visit of the ICDM2014 in Shenzhen

Currently, the ICDM2014 (International Conference on Data Mining) in Shenzhen, China, is taking place. And as our paper "Software Process Simulation based on Mining Software Repositories" by Verena Honsel, Daniel Honsel, and Jens Grabowski has been accepted for this conference, Verena Honsel is currently in China for attending the conference. We wish her all the best for the presentation.

No office hours for Prof. Dr. Jens Grabowski on December 11th, 2014

The regular office ours for Prof. Dr. Jens Grabowski on Thursdays, from 8:30am to 10:00am are cancelled on December 11th, 2014. In urgent cases, please contact Dr. Henrik Brosenne.

Presentations of indian guest researchers

On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 at 11:00 o'clock, our two indian guest researchers, Vikas Panthi and Subhrakanta Panda, will present the current state of their research and conclude a little about the results achieved during their stay. Vikas Panthi will talk about his work on model-based testing, Subhrakanta Panda will introduce his work on test case optimization and prioritization. The goal is to have an exchange with other PhD candiates of our group as well as other researchers and to get feedback about the work done. Furthermore, the focus of the their future work will be clarified.

Student library closed until 24th of November

The student library will stay closed until the 24th of November. In urgent cases, please contact Fabian Glaser (Room: 2.113, fabian.glaser[at]

Patrick Harms to visit C.N.R. in Pisa, Italy

After meeting each other at the 5th International Conference on Human-Centered Software Engineering 2014 in Paderborn, Fabio Paternò from the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (C.N.R.) in Pisa, Italy, and our group member Patrick Harms decided for a meeting to identify possible research collaborations. This meeting will take place at the 19th and 20th November in Pisa. Fabio Paternò is the leader of the Human Interfaces in Information Systems Laboratory at C.N.R. and a well known researcher in the context of task analysis and usability evaluations which perfectly fits the research area of Patrick.

Paper accepted for the International Journal On Advances in Intelligent Systems

Our paper "Extended Trace-based Task Tree Generation" has been accepted for publication in the International Journal On Advances in Intelligent Systems, volume 7 number 3&4 2014. The paper is an extended version of the paper "Trace-based Task Tree Generation" already published at the Seventh International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions. More details on the original paper can be found at /publications/trace-based-task-tree-generation.

Presentation on Self-Assessment-Tests and preparative courses for the "Applied Computer Science" master programme


On October 28th, 2014, Michael Göttsche will give a presentation on Self-Assessment-Tests and preparative courses for the "Applied Computer Science" master programme. The goal is to present is work on this topics including what these tests and courses may look like. He will also give a short demonstration.


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