Faculty of Computer Science Workgroup Databases & Software Engineering


Research Interests

  • Database Technology
    • Column stores
    • Tuning and self-tuning of DBMS
      • Fundamental approaches to self-tuning
      • Materialized views
      • Physical optimization of data warehouses / databases
      • Self-optimizing data structures
      • Adaptive datamanagement in complex application scenarios
    • Tailor-made data management
      • DBMS product lines for embedded systems
      • Tailor-made Query Processing
    • GPU-accelerated Datamangement
      • Query processing and optimization in hybrid CPU/GPU environments
      • Efficient techniques for query (co-)processing on modern Hardware (e.g., GPUs, Intel Xeon Phi, NUMA Systems)
      • Column-Oriented Databases Management Systems
  • Software Engineering
    • Feature-oriented software development (FOSD)
      • Refactoring
      • Programming languages and type systems
      • Aspect-oriented and feature-oriented programming
      • Optimization of non-functional properties
      • Program comprehension
      • Formal specification and verification of software product lines
      • Variability modelling, automatic analyses
      • Multi software product lines
    • Adaptive information systems
      • Software evolution
      • (Self-)adaptive systems
      • Composition und adaptation of software product lines at runtime
  • Complex and Embedded Information Systems
    • Embedded und automotive systems
      • Data management in embedded systems and sensor networks
      • Data management in automobiles
      • Secure data management
    • Interoperability
      • Syntactical and semanticle interoperabilita in heterogeneous (embedded) systems
      • Reference data models for virtual engineering
      • Product data models

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Past Conference

Database Systems for Business, Technology, and Web (BTW)

The 15th BTW conference on "Database Systems for Business, Technology, and Web" (BTW 2013) of the Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI) will take place from March 11th to March 15th, 2013 at the Otto-von-Guericke-University of Magdeburg, Germany.


Past Workshops