25th Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference, 4-7 December 2018, Nara, Japan

The Software Pioneers’ Lectures

RCoSE – 4th International Workshop on Rapid Continuous Software Engineering @ ICSE 2018 Gothenburg, Sweden

Likewise available as e-book!

Andy Steffens visited MCMC IoT Lab in Kuala Lumpur

Likewise available as e-book!

We are partner of the DAAD project


  • Paper by Julian Schwarz, Andreas Steffens and Horst Lichter entitled Code Smells in Infrastructure as Code accepted at QUATIC 2018
  • Best Paper Award @ APSEC 2017 !!

Research Areas

Software Architecture

Software Test

Software Evolution

DevOps & Release Engineering

Recent Publications

  • S. Hacks, H. Lichter (2018): A Probabilistic Enterprise Architecture Model Evolution. In Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE 22nd International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference (EDOC 2018) (to be published), IEEE.
  • S. Hacks, H. Lichter (2018): Towards an Enterprise Architecture Model Evolution. In C. Czarnecki, E. Sultanow, C. Brockmann (eds), Workshops der Informatik 2018 (to be published), Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V, Bonn.
  • J. Schwarz, A. Steffens, H. Lichter (2018): Code Smells in Infrastructure as Code. In 11th International Conference on the Quality of Information and Communications Technology (to be published).
  • [URL] A. Ganser (2018): Operation-Based Model Recommenders. Shaker, Aachen.
  • S. Hacks, F. Timm (2018): Towards a Quality Framework for Enterprise Architecture Models (Extended Abstract). In 9th International Workshop on Enterprise Modeling and Information Systems Architectures (to be published).
  • [DOI] A. Steffens, H. Lichter, J. S. Döring (2018): Designing a Next-Generation Continuous Software Delivery System: Concepts and Architecture. In RCoSE’18:IEEE/ACM 4th International Workshop on Rapid Continuous Software Engineering Proceedings, IEEE Press, Piscataway, NJ, USA, 1-7.


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Office Hours

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Thursday: 09:00 – 16:00
Friday: 09:00 – 12:00