Talk by C. Bockisch, B. van Gastel (Open University Nijmegen)

DATE: Friday, October 30th 2015 TIME:  14:30-15:30 ROOM: WN-P4.23 (Science Building, VU Campus) TITLE: Energy-Aware Software Engineering ABSTRACT: ICT systems play an increasingly important role in the global energy balance. On one hand they contribute significantly to the energy consumption, on the other hand, smart control of energy-intensive devices through ICT is predicted to reduce the global […]

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Talk by Maria Salama (University of Birmingham)

DATE: Tuesday, 27 October 2015 TIME:  13:00-14:00 ROOM: WN-S655 (Science Building, VU Campus) TITLE: Quality-driven Architectural Patterns for Self-aware Cloud-based Software ABSTRACT: Self-awareness and self-expression are promising architectural concepts recently emerging in the field of self-adaptive software. Inspired from psychology and cognitive science, the concept of self-awareness has been re-deduced in the context of software engineering to realise software […]

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Talk by Georgios Gousios (RUN)

DATE: Friday, 18 September 2015 TIME:  14:00 ROOM: WN-F612 (Science Building, VU Campus) ABSTRACT: With over 20 million repositories and 4 users, GitHub is currently the largest code hosting site in the world. Software engineering researchers have been drawn to GitHub due to this popularity, as well as its integrated social features and the metadata that can be accessed through […]

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Talk by Nour Ali, University of Brighton

DATE: Friday, 3 October 2014 TIME:  11:00 ROOM: WN-T462 (Science Building, VU Campus) SPEAKER: Nour Ali is Senior Lecturer in Software Engineering at University of Brighton. She graduated in Computer Science from Bir-Zeit University, Palestine and holds a PhD. from the UPV, Spain. Her research interests are mobile systems, cloud computing, model driven engineering, and reverse engineering.  She […]

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GreenMind: An Architecture and Realization for Energy Smart Buildings

DATE: Tuesday, 23 September 2014 TIME:  11:00 ROOM: WN-S624 (Science Building, VU Campus) ABSTRACT: Existing buildings are responsible for more than 40% of the world’s total primary energy consumption. Current building management systems fail to reduce unnecessary energy consumption and preserve user comfort at the same time mainly because they are unable to cope with dynamic changes caused […]

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