DATE: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 TIME: 11:00-12:00 ROOM: WN-M623 (Science Building, VU Campus) Title:Software Development for the Cloud – Challenges and Opportunities Abstract: Cloud computing is more than cheaply and quickly spinning up virtualized hardware. Rather, the cloud computing hype has proven to be a transformative force that is changing how software development and provisioning works in companies […]
DATE: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 TIME: 15:30-16:30 ROOM: WN-M639 (Science Building, VU Campus) Title: Enabling Non-Expert Users to Model and Execute Self-Adaptable Missions of Autonomous Drones Abstract: Flying drones are increasingly popular since they promise to simplify a myriad of everyday tasks. Currently, vendors provide low-level APIs and basic primitives to program drones, making mission development a task-specific and […]
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 […]
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 […]
Check out this newly published article by Patricia Lago about sustainability in relation to Software Quality: http://cacm.acm.org/magazines/2015/10/192388-framing-sustainability-as-a-property-of-software-quality/fulltext
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 […]
On December 28th, 2014, Sepehr was born. Together with his mother, our Ph.D. student Fahimeh, and his dad Mohammed, he recently came to visit us at the VU bringing some delicious “beschuit met muisjes”! Welcome Sepehr!
As of January 1 2015, our group leader, Patricia Lago, has been appointed as Full Professor of Software and Services of the VU University Amsterdam. Congrats! More information can be found here: http://www.few.vu.nl/en/news-events/news-archive/2015/jan-mrt/patricia-lago-appointed-professor-software-and-services.asp
On Friday 28 November 2014, Prof. Hans van Vliet, professor Software Engineering, will retire to the position of emeritus. The Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Sciences of the VU University Amsterdam is delighted to announce his farewell lecture. See program here.
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 […]